Equating relationships to a business deal, the company said clients hammer out financial arrangements with benefactors ahead of time, leaving the expectations of such an accord between them.In 2016, the University of Alberta topped the list for new sign-ups in Canada, with 138 new students logging on.Some suggest they're hoping a relationship develops; others explicitly imply a sexual relationship is on offer in exchange for support.
About one-third of those users are post-secondary students, which German said is a reflection of the financial difficulty facing those attending colleges and universities.“It’s really just like any other dating site.
The difference here is somebody goes on and says ‘I’m looking for someone who is willing to potentially assist me financially,’ ” she said, adding there’s nothing illegal about the service.
Data was not available for Alberta’s other post-secondary institutions.
Fahim Rahman, president of the University of Alberta’s Students’ Union, said it’s troubling that so many students are concerned enough about covering their tuition, books and other expenses that they have to find wealthy benefactors willing to pay for their schooling, usually with the expectation of sexual relationships.“I’m not surprised more students are signing up,” he said.“The really interesting thing is how the website is actively recruiting students from post-secondary schools, knowing many will unlikely be able to afford all the costs.”According to Statistics Canada, the average tuition fees for an undergraduate student in Alberta were $5,730 in 2015.
Seeking Arrangement recently completed its annual report on what it calls Sugar Baby universities—a report that outlines where the fastest growing populations of sugar babies are attending college."The number of Canadians seeking a higher education has increased exponentially in recent years.
While attaining a degree will increase future earning potential, the associated costs can cause financial strain that continues well past graduation," Seeking Arrangement said in a statement."Nearly a quarter-of-a-million students in Canada are now registered on the world's largest Sugar Daddy dating site in hopes of meeting wealthy benefactors who can help shoulder some of that burden." I guess that's one way to put a dent in your student loans?
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