Education matters, survey shows

It's all hands to the pump when it comes to education matters, with parents taking on extra work, sacrificing holidays and taking loans to pay the bills while the students themselves may do part-time work to help meet costs.

The findings are from an HSBC survey conducted last year that looked at attitudes and behaviour towards education among more than 10,500 parents and children globally, including 501 parents and 100 students here.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 13, 2019, with the headline 'Education matters, survey shows'. Print Edition | Subscribe