A student’s best friend–the NUS extra card

As students, we all know how tough it can be to make that student loan last long enough in an attempt to avoid the end of the semester penny counting to make sure you have enough to get by. Over the Christmas period we tested how much of a difference an NUS extra card can really make during the most expensive time of year. The part of the year that normally always seems to clear out your bank and leaves you to survive off 17p noodles throughout January until loan day. With the NUS extra card allowing you to gain…

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Why Spotify is the best thing since sliced bread

iTunes is but a distance, difficult, time consuming memory that has been overruled by the introduction of Spotify. Gone are the days of “illegally” downloading tracks (not that I ever did, obviously…) to be played back on your iPod in the poorest quality with some cheesy advertisement at the beginning. The most time consuming process of installing your CDs onto your iTunes and then transferring them all onto your iPod… remember that? Spotify pretty much came out of nowhere and now has almost every song or track you desire at the tip of your fingers. You can even get the…

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NUS Extra – Discounts and Money Saving Offers

NUS, the national voice of students, are a confederation of 600 students unions and an organisation that represents the interests of more than seven million of us across the UK. As part of their service, they exclusively offer students a card that comes fully-loaded with all sorts of discounts and offers. The card initially costs £12 but you quickly get that (and more) in return in the savings you make, making the card really handy if you are looking to make your money go just that little bit further. The NUS Extra card has offers and discounts to appeal to…

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