Easy Money: Cashing In Your Old Gadgets

Cash always gets a little tight towards the end of term, but how many of us have free money just lying around our bedrooms? No, I’m not talking about that tenner that you left in your jeans last week and found AFTER it had been through a spin cycle (damnit), but your old gadgets. Recent research shows that nearly a quarter of Brits have an unused laptop in their homes, 22% have at least two broken or old mobile phones and 8% have four or more. But why are we so bad at throwing away old gadgets, even when they’re…

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Have you got a student work space FROM HELL?

Being a student can be seriously difficult. With all your lectures, tutorials and assignments, favourite TV shows, not to mention keeping up with your social life, we know it’s tough to stay on top of the little things…like cleaning your room! But like it or not, it’s important to have an ordered and tidy work space available for your studies, but for many, that’s not possible when you’ve barley got enough space in your room to open the door! Here at Student Wire, we want to help. We’re offering you the opportunity to win a professional cleaner, a powerful Adobe…

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Budgeting: How do I do it?

As a student, money is usually pretty tight. To make sure you’re never shocked by the number you see on your screen or the cashpoint when you check your balance and to make sure you haven’t got scary red bills coming through your letterbox, here are some tips to help manage your finances. Essentials: First of all you need to work out guaranteed monthly outgoings, i.e. the money that you will spend no matter what. Typically this will include rent, utility bills, phone and internet bills and any other direct debits you have, for example a gym membership. Work the…

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Are you making the most of your time at University?

What better way to make new friends and make the most of your time at university than joining clubs and societies? As a keen, active fresher myself last year, Septembers fair was a haven of opportunity to me. With so many broad and exciting options stood in front of me, the big question was where to start! As a second year Public Relations and Marketing student, I’m kept on my toes involving myself and competing for a range of sporting and business clubs and societies. University societies not only enhance your CV to give you that edge over others, but…

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Why Should You Study Abroad?

Over the years more people from other countries have decided to pack their bags and study abroad! Overseas education is the hot favourite in today’s age. The question obviously sparks, why do students prefer Overseas Education? There are a number of reasons for this change in ambition! Today’s student does not alone satisfy themselves with the plan of obtaining education and a degree but also the wider desire to travel, gain experiences and expose themselves to so much more by studying overseas. Furthermore students prefer globally accepted degrees, which are welcomed in all countries. The possibility to travel and live anywhere…

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