Student Life


Guide to Student Accommodation


Once you’ve picked your university, course and more importantly been accepted. The next stage is to arrange where you’ll be living. The cheapest means of accommodation while at university is to continue to live at home, while it might not be free now you’re technically an... [Continue reading]

Student Life


Guide to Student Finance


As outlined in the previous section, the new University fees mean that the majority of students will end up leaving university with two types of loan... ...a tuition fee loan and a living cost (or maintenance loan). When do I Start Paying Back? You won’t have to pay either... [Continue reading]

Student Life


Guide to Student Accounts


Many banks like to snare young people early thinking that if you have a student account with them you are more likely to stay with them when you graduate and beyond. For this reason banks usually apply quite favourable terms to student bank accounts – usually a lot better... [Continue reading]

Student Life


Student Money: Earn as Tutor


As we enter March, for many students the loans are beginning to run dry and as work mounts up the prospect of working 16 hours part time isn’t a welcome one. However, have you entertained the prospect of tutoring younger students preparing for their GCSE’s and A-Level’s?... [Continue reading]

Student Life


Guide to a Cheaper Student Living


University is an exciting and rewarding experience for many, for most it’s also extremely expensive and a time often stigmatised by being poor, living in squalor and attending lectures hung over. But whatever your situation is, there’s no need to fulfil these stereotypes... [Continue reading]