• A woman chooses vegan options at a grocery store

    Living vegan as a low-budget student

    From tuition to textbooks, university students are often bombarded with burdensome fees. With little money to spend and even less free time, maintaining a healthy diet can be troublesome and easily abandoned in favour of cheaper, often less nutritional options.  One of the most common misconceptions about veganism is that going vegan is too expensive. According to an article on Live Kindley.com, a survey by the Humane League found that cost was the second-most commonly reported barrier for students who wanted to go vegan. The article noted that β€œmeat, dairy and eggs are often among the most expensive grocery items.” The misconception that veganism is costly typically serves as a roadblock…