Taylor Swift's cash gift helps Portuguese student take up degree

in News · 21-08-2020 19:00:00 · 1 Comments

Singer Taylor Swift has donated more than 25,000 euros to a London-based Portuguese student struggling to raise the funds to take up a maths course at the University of Warwick.

Vitoria Mario's online fundraising page details how she has lived in the UK for four years after moving from Portugal. The American singer wrote a message on Vitoria's fundraising page as she confirmed her donation, saying she was inspired by her drive and dedication to turning her dreams into reality.


This story does not make any sense! How can a 14 year old migrate to the U.K. by herself? Why can’t she go to a Portuguese University? If she meets the criteria and comes from a low income household, the Portuguese government would pay for her to go to Uni. To go to Portuguese University, it costs less than 1000 Euros per year. Many of us got a part-time job, went to University whilst working and that’s how we managed to cover our expenses without getting into student debt!

By Anna from Madeira on 21-08-2020 10:13
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