Why are luxury student digs so in demand?

“Luxury student digs” sounds like a bit of an oxymoron, right?  You hear the word ‘digs’ and conjure up the images of mildew-ridden showers, toxic wasteland kitchens and paper thin walls. Indeed, if you ask your parents what their uni halls were like, you’ll probably receive descriptions of the same kind. Now though, the small, shared spaces we’ve come to expect of student properties are on the decline, and demand for high-end rooms and services are taking over. But why, when we’re constantly told that finance-related student stress is at an all time high, are university students opting to spend…

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Budget the right way with Mobile Banking

Starting uni is undoubtedly one of the most exciting life experiences you will ever go through. Meeting new friends, partying, starting lectures, joining sports groups – the list is endless. In between all of this, keeping track of your finances can be hard. Luckily NatWest’s student account makes managing your money easier.  Combine that with a budget plan using Office 365 and you will be sure to stay ‘out of the red’ … Budget the right way with Mobile Banking: Leaving home and learning to manage your own finances is much harder than you may think. We all take for…

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University drop-out: The End of the World?

A university drop out. A certain amount of taboo surrounds the subject, I was once embarrassed of my label but a year down the line I see it as a life experience. Originally studying Law at Liverpool John Moore’s, I enjoyed the surprised look when I told people- yes I’m blonde and yes I’m going to do a law degree- this made it all the more difficult when I decided to drop out, I didn’t want to prove those sceptical people right. Searching online there is so little information advising students on what to do when dropping out of university,…

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