Students at the University of Warwick were fined more than £120,000 last year, a Freedom of Information request revealed. 

The Warwick Boar report:

Warwick University fined students more than £120,000 for various offences including drugs and anti-social behaviour last year, the Boar can reveal.

The exact amount of money amassed in fines from the academic year of 2011-2012 was £123,058, according to a Freedom of Information (FOI) Request by the Boar.

Of this amount, £118,088 came from library fines for late or lost books, £3,720 from residential fines, and £1,250 in disciplinary fines.

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