A quarter of students now own cryptocurrency

University students sitting at a table.

One in four (24%) of students are now cryptocurrency owners, according to UNiDAYS, a firm that specialises in offering student discounts.

The study of more than 24,000 UK students also found that a further third plan to buy cryptocurrency within the next three months. The ryptocurreny most commonly owned by students is Bitcoin (26%), followed by Dogecoin (11%), Ethereum (10%) and Ripple (3%).

Almost half (40%) of those questioned expect cryptocurrency to replace...