Students of the Dundee University have decided to launch a campaign to pay staff more than £7.45.
More than 100 workers are being paid below the living wage.
Students of the Dundee university have gone to their principle in a bid for him to increase the pay of 147 employees.
Politics student Lee Robb said: ”The university has told us that 147 staff are not paid as much as £7.20 per hour.
”Given that the living wage has been increased to £7.45, there could be many more on wages below that.
”These are people who work tirelessly to help us with our studies and it’s unacceptable that they could be living below the poverty line.”
The students have now set up a petition online for people to sign and has already had 200 signature and they are hopeful this will help them to help the employees.
Another student Connor McElwaine said: ”We think that on our campus and the wider community there shouldn’t be poverty.
”These people who are on the lowest pay scale are often afraid to come forward. That’s why we see this campaign by students as so important.
”On the face of it, it’s not a huge increase and I’m sure the university can find the money from somewhere.”