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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2 bargain Christmas beauty gifts you need in your life

As the last few weeks before Christmas quickly fizzle away, you may be one of those students who has left their Christmas shopping to the last minute. Let’s be honest, we’ve all been there. Even though you’re probably looking forward to going home, being reunited with family and friends, and eating proper meals again, the stress of finding gifts for your loved ones on a student budget can leave you feeling a bit deflated before the holiday season. To lend a helping hand, we’ve reviewed two of our favourite Christmas beauty gifts on the market at the minute, that won’t…

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jewellerybox – jewellery on a student budget

Birthdays. Christmas. Anniversaries. Some of the most dreaded words a student can hear, apart from “assignment due tomorrow” and “overdraft limit reached”.  Students dread these times of the year simply because it means having to fork out for (often) expensive presents for parents, partners, and friends. For many, it means buying a gift and then going without a food shop for the next week. Rest assured, jewellerybox is here with a solution.  jewellerybox is an online jewellery retailer based in South London, and are here to show everyone that real jewellery can be bought for costume jewellery prices. They have…

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Summer drinks inspiration

In keeping with our most recent summer theme here at Student Wire, we’ve decided to share our favourite summer drinks with you. So in true British spirit, it’s time to gather your friends, light up the barbecue and crack open these fresh new drinks!  Gin Lane 751 Victoria Pink Gin Pink gin is all the rage at the minute, and we can totally understand why. Not only does it look seriously good both in real life and on your Instagram posts (yes, we know how you have to get a snap of all your drinks before your friends start sipping),…

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Echo Falls Wine

Echo Falls have hit back with more budget friendly, fine tasting and high in quality wine. What more could us students want? Echo falls have released a Merlot Red Wine, and a Chardonnay White. The Merlot is the perfect accompaniment for the current winter weather when all you want to do is curl up by the fire and enjoy life’s comforts… The Chardonnay is an elegant classic that can be enjoyed all year round! Echo Falls Merlot Echo Falls Merlot is perfect for the typical student days, where the thought of work and library and leaving the comfort of your couch seems a bit too…

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