December is here and with Christmas fast approaching, we’re starting to remember how expensive this month really is! You’ll be spending some serious cash over the next few weeks, on Christmas presents and festivities. It’s important to set aside money for this and budget so you’re not broke by January! In preparation for the festive period, here are some useful tips on how to save money at university.
Being Broke Isn’t Bad
Feeling financial pressures and dissatisfaction with your bank balance during university, will occur. Whilst spending money will benefit economic growth, does this benefit or dampen your experience in your individual outlook?
Valentine’s day as a student in Worcester.
Valentine’s day is typically a day of being wined and dined at a fancy romantic restaurant, but that may feel hard to achieve when you are a student with a budget. So how do you make valentine’s day special with a shoe string budget?
Open Day Omissions- the things they don’t tell you about student life..
Open days are arguably the best way to seek out which university is best for you. Going to open days allows you to explore the campus and surroundings and ask questions with lectures and previous students about your course or the university in general.
We all need a break once in a while, especially when studying at University consumes so much of our life, but with not much money to spare, finding a holiday for the right price can be problematic.
A guide to accommodation for international students
Finding the right place to live while at university is hassle enough without weighting in the problems that coming from a foreign country poses. So here’s what I’ve learnt from my experience and the issues I’ve faced.
I need a dollar, dollar, a dollar is all I need … whilst studying!
Studying at university is all great and then you think ‘do I have enough money’. It’s very easy to spend money when it’s there but, whilst studying at university I soon realised the value and importance of the pound sterling.
Halloween on a student budget!
As all us students know well the months from October to December can be a squeeze on the bank balance. There’s bonfire night on the 5th November and of course Christmas (only 57 days to go!) but first of all comes the celebration of Halloween.