Fresher’s for Free – 5 ways to wing your first weeks at Uni

Your first few weeks at uni are the ideal time to taste the nightlife of your new surroundings, meet great friends and generally have the time of your young adult life. And when the student loan arrives in your bank account, you can feel like a vodka-drinking student on champagne wages. But tighten those purse strings- there’s no need to splurge all your new-found pennies in the first week on UV paint and novelty glasses. Instead, follow our handy guide and do fresher’s on the cheap. It’s a foolproof way to have a week of free uni fun you’ll never…

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Throwing a Dinner Party? You need Project Professional …

Over the summer holidays it is often the case that funds start to dwindle and splashing the cash on a night out has become a thing of the past – at least until you get your next student loan instalment. So what has become a sophisticated alternative is to throw a dinner party for you and your friends. Whether you’re a little nervous as a first-time host or you’re a veteran who wants to be more organised, fear not as help is at hand. Microsoft Project Professional can help you take the stress away. I don’t know about anyone else…

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How to budget your Student Loan

Managing your money and making your student loan last for a whole term can be extremely hard. Spending money wisely isn’t the easiest things to do- it simply come downs to what you want vs. what you need. The first loan in September is especially hard. You’ve been skint all summer and are counting down the days till the money appears in your account. Not only is there an endless list of things you want, but there’s also fresher’s week to think about. If you’re excited for fresher’s week and plan on hitting it hard, then saving some money from…

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Themed cheap student nights for when the bank balance is running low!

As students, we all get to that point when the end of our loans are in sight and our social life starts to look bleak, but fear not! You can still have fun when you are on a budget, just grab your housemates and a few friends and hold a ‘themed night’ in the comfort of your own home. Here are a few, simple but fun ideas for a perfect night in…   Sex and the City – Cocktail night This one is probably more for the girls, but we do all love a cocktail, and we may as well…

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