Dating site Seeking has released figures showing the 20 British universities with the highest number of students joining the controversial site - and the numbers of girls who have signed up in the last year.
Founder of Seeking Arrangement businessman Brandon Wade says soaring university fees are behind the rise in student members.
'They need a generous sugar daddy to help them through this time.
Traditional dating sites like and e Harmony have always been a hard sell on college campuses, where the incredible density of young single people all living in the same buildings makes turning to the Internet to find love seem unnecessary and old-fashioned.
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'We've had a huge influx of beautiful, highly educated young women,' he said'He was in his late forties and making several million a year working for one of the big hedge funds.
He drove a Bentley, and took me to some amazing places including a perfect weekend at Raymond Blanc's Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons.'We entered into what the site calls a mutually beneficial arrangement.
We were boyfriend and girlfriend but I was paid £2,500 a month, which was more than enough to cover my bills while I pursued my career in film.
Tina spoke out as figures from the Push university guide showed that students starting college this autumn will finish their degree with debts, on average, of £53,400 – double the figure for 2011 of £26,100.