Best of Brisbane – 5 entertaining things for students

Are you a university student on a budget looking for a fun time and entertainment on the regular? Are you currently in Brisbane, and you want to find out the best spots where the party never ends? First and foremost, it is vital to mention the reason why many believe that the Australian education system is one of the best in the world. For instance, all Australian unis offer degrees which are recognized on a global level, as well as the amazing opportunity to work hard while still in school. This fact is very important for students who want to…

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Students – new or refurbished phones?

Nowadays, smartphones are used every day by billions of people. Devices that serve as cameras, phones and even portable computers have become an integral aspect of people’s lives. Today, there are plenty of devices from various manufacturers available to consumers on the market. However, not everyone has the budget to buy a new model of a smartphone, which can go as high as $1,500. In such cases, you might opt for a used device or a refurbished one. But what exactly is a refurbished smartphone? Simply put, it’s a device that broke down or had a built-in fault but was…

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Valentine’s Day on a student budget

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and for those of you who are finding yourselves in the position of being both a significant other and a university student who is strapped for cash, V-Day can often leave you in a pickle. To help you out, we’ve decided to share our nuggets of wisdom with you in order to solve possible money problems on Cupid’s favourite day of the year.  Handwritten and handmade  If you’re really, seriously strapped for cash this Valentine’s, a simple way to your other half’s heart could be through something handcrafted. Avoid large, OTT cards from high street…

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Top tips for packing hand luggage for a weekend break

Considering a weekend break is just a short period away, lugging around a large suitcase really wouldn’t be necessary for this kind of travel. Plus, being a student you’d want to save as much money as possible. It means you can avoid paying that little extra for additional suitcases and instead, put this saving towards your spending money! You might not think that taking just hand luggage will be able to carry all the items you require, but when it’s done properly it can be relatively easy to pack for a weekend away with a lot less stuff. Here are…

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New Year (high) resolutions? Earn cash selling your videos online

Welcome to January, the month many of us kick off with resolutions of the ‘must do better …’ kind. According to Statista, saving money / spending less sits 4th in the top 10 new year resolutions for 2019, whilst variations on a theme of saving money, spending less and earning more feature throughout the many resolutions and intentions posts trending across the blog-sphere, including here at Student Wire [anchor text for SW internal blog post link]. And if you’re a student you’ll certainly know why! After all, there’s nothing like almost a month of seasonal celebrating to empty a bank…

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