If you’ve been to university in the United Kingdom, you’ll know there are a lot of arrogant STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) students. That’s not to say there are no arrogant non-STEM students, we’ve all heard a Dave in the kitchen talk like he’s the next Aristotle. However, there’s something I’ve heard a lot […]
In September I spend a lot of time on price comparison websites looking to switch my suppliers to find the best deal for energy and so on. This year, I encountered a glitch in the matrix – my renewal was cheaper than any deals I could find online! How could this be? Every consumer advice service tells you how much money you could save by switching. What should also be advised, is a reminder to check your renewal, especially when it comes to energy.
I’m going to discuss the money saving methods that I have personally used and tell you my experience with them and how well they work.These tips are also ones that I have found to actually make a decent impact on how much money you save. Saving money whilst being a student is really important. It’s all too easy to get stuck in a mindset that you have a safety net of university, and that you don’t need to focus on the boring things in life, like money, just yet.
University is the perfect time to start a business. That might sound strange to some reading this, you might be thinking “I don’t have enough time to do that, I have all this studying to do!”. That may be the case for some. Assuming we are someone who is not at university for a minute, unless you are sitting on a vast amount of savings you are willing to burn through, a lot of new businesses are going to need good time management to juggle the new business and the old income stream. University is not a full-time job, it is flexible. Work-load goes through highs and lows and for about 20 weeks a year, during holidays, it can be zero.
Getting a student job is essential for many as the student loan can sometimes barely cover rent. This post will give you ideas of where you can get a job while being a student.
Choosing student accommodation is an exciting time and living with a group of good friends is great fun, however, to avoid a year of house woes there are some things you want to take note of before prior to signing.