The real cost of living as a student

The cost of student living is a frequent source of controversy in the UK, and with tuition fees rising to eye-watering levels it can be hard to see how it’s possible for people to study without it costing a small fortune. So how much does it really cost to live as a student? We’ve put together a guide to give those of you planning to go to university some help with budgeting. Average course costs The average costs of studying in full-time higher education are the same across England and are estimated to be at least £22,200 per year, with…

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Let’s talk about money!

Are you a student struggling with money? Do you just wish you could forget about it and fully enjoy uni life? I bet a majority of you don’t know about the many different ways to save and earn money while studying! For example, did you know you can be supported and employed by your university’s Job Shop?  It’s an actual agency which helps students get involved in work experience. It also offers a wide range of opportunities of casual jobs. Very easy to fit in your busy schedule! Looking for a part time job? I would suggest you to start…

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Tetley Tea Product Review

If you’re a tea lover, then this is the blog post for you. – With Tetley’s bringing out new tea ranges, you’ve got the best opportunity to widen your tea-taste-buds whilst picking up the health benefits that the teas include.  Get summer ready with Tetley’s new tea! With exciting new flavours for you to try, along come even more health benefits for you!   Tetley were kind enough to send me over a few samples of their new teas. Over a few weeks, me and multiple family members have been reviewing these products ready for you. You might be thinking… How is…

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Busting Myths: Healthy eating on a student budget

They say ‘you are what you eat’, yet I don’t remember eating a lazy, borderline alcoholic. A recent survey showed that 46% of fresher’s miss their mums cooking -and when you have spent the first week away from home, either inebriated or hungover and incapable of mustering up anything more advanced that toast, it’s not hard to see why… The Daily Mail recently printed the headline, ‘The average student gains two stone in the first year of university’, or as it is more commonly known ‘the fresher’s fifteen’. However, according to research conducted by health- shake brand Herbalife three-quarters of…

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Travel Destinations For A Student Budget

Although students have to learn to how budget quickly and sufficiently when flying the nest, if it is done right, at the end of the term you can celebrate getting through the semesters with a breakaway. Here are three places I would recommend to students to consider for your stress-free and well deserved break:   Budapest This beautiful place is perfect for everyone. Whether you are a party animal looking for a quirky, different scene to go out or if you prefer to go sightseeing. Budapest caters for all, and a tip I would recommend is to purchase a Hop on-Hop off…

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