Uni students could be entitled to TV refund

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As university students in Sheffield begin winding down for the year, TV Licensing has issued a reminder to those moving home for the summer that they may be eligible to claim a refund worth £36.

Students who bought a TV Licence at the start of the academic year will have three full months remaining on their licence, and a refund can be claimed for this unused quarter. To be eligible for the refund, students need to have a TV Licence with three months remaining on it, be leaving their halls or rented accommodation and be moving to a licensed address.

Matthew Thompson, spokesperson for TV Licensing Yorkshire, said: “The student refund is brilliant news for students and we encourage those who bought their licence at the start of the academic year to claim the refund they’re entitled to. For those who aren’t moving back home for the summer, they can easily transfer their licence to their new student digs.

“It’s important students buy a TV licence at the earliest opportunity when starting university to avoid a fine.”

Visit www.tvlicensing.co.uk/studentinfo for details or to arrange a refund.