European festivals this summer for British students

Every student will know that having the best summer ever is easier said than done. Usually, the harsh realities that come with being in full time education will bite; like trying to stretch out the last of your student loan to cover your festival craved social life. Or struggling with the big summer-in-Ibiza or summer-spent-working decision. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun, you just have to make sure when you do spend your hard-earned money, then it really counts, and festivals are a great place to start. However, in England, we aren’t blessed with the best weather, and…

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Staying Fit and Healthy on a Student Budget

Research shows that if your body feels better, so does your mind. Exercise and other physical activity produces endorphins (chemicals in the brain that act as natural painkillers), improving the ability to sleep, which in turn reduces stress. People often assume that the Gym is the only way to lose weight, keep fit or tone up. For students, joining a Gym can add on an excessive cost. However, there are multiple different ways to keep fit while being a student. There are plenty of workouts that can be found on YouTube, Instagram, and even on the apple or android app…

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Valentines Day: How to do romance on a student budget

Valentine’s Day is only around the corner, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re single or coupled up there is no escaping February 14th. With the big day fast approaching you’d better have something prepared. I understand the thought of being soppy (especially when you’re only ‘seeing’ someone) can be somewhat cringeworthy. Im not talking about writing love letters or spending the day confessing your love for one another, it’s a chance to celebrate and who the hell would say no to making plans when there is an opportunity to have some fun. However, it can get a little pricey especially when you’re…

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Money Management for the Terrified Student

I will hold my hands up to the fact that up until the beginning of this year, I have been oblivious when it comes to my finances. The reasons for this are many, but primarily the fact that I have Dyscalculia (a kind of number dyslexia) and that I never received any financial education while in school. When I left senior school at sixteen, I could tell you a lot about nuclei and make a terrible apple crumble, but I couldn’t tell you anything about taxes or interest rates, or effectively plan a budget. The fact that money management isn’t…

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BEAUTY ON A BUDGET – THE SEVENTEEN EDITION

We all know that being a student is hard work. We also know that it is expensive. Why purchase overpriced products when you can invest in affordable items that are just as great, possibly even better? I have taken a look at one of the most readily available brands and put it to the test. SEVENTEEN passed the test with flying colours. SEVENTEEN have just released a new concealer, perfect for those early lectures or late nights with friends. The SEVENTEEN Skin Wow Concealer is the ideal product for the budget conscious student. It is the exact product that every makeup bag needs. It…

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