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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Bye Bye Beans! Live the Student Life in Style

The phrase ‘student life’ brings to mind the following scenario (something which I am sure many of you are familiar with). You know the drill; you’re sat constantly checking your bank account waiting for your student loan to arrive with the anticipation of no longer having to live off beans on toast… and then all hell breaks loose. All of a sudden you’ve purchased all of the items in your ASOS saved list, nabbed those festival tickets, booked a holiday to celebrate the end of term and gone out-out! And before you know it, it’s back to beans on toast because…

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Time to start saving?

Summer is a distant dream away at the minute with second semester only just having started. Right now it’s hard enough setting the money aside to buy your dinner let alone considering what the summer has to offer. Scrapping everything I just said, now really is the time to start saving though, that’s if you don’t want to have to work the entire summer with no hope of a holiday or festival or whatever it is that you love to do in the summer. Last summer I saved absolutely no money in time for the summer break, which is four…

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Save money without living off own value beans

Everyone has money worries at some time or another at university. Whether its spending most of your student loan on cheap shots and kebabs, or that addiction to shopping you just can’t stop, we all have our weak spots when it comes to money. But when your balance is nearing the red and your wallet is left looking rather dusty, follow these five tips to make that loan stretch even further. 1. Cook more Sounds a bit contradictory but it will definitely help in the long run. Instead of spending the odd fiver on a supermarket meal deal every day…

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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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