Adventures of a student

In the current climate, being a student can be pretty tough. Lois, a student from Scotland, updates us with her latest adventures, being a bit skint and some advice on how to juggle student life and work.

Work experience and university work

Taking on a weekend job shouldn’t affect your university grades

Tips on how to manage the work-study-life balance and who to speak to for support

Saving money on your work experience

Work experience without breaking the bank

Tips on how to start the new uni term with some money in your student bank account

University work experience

Work experience for students – the dos and the don’ts

Make the most of your summer work to make a difference to your CV

Work experience

Don’t let rejection letters put you off - you can still get there


University books

Leave the books at home and leave the learning to the technology

Are Kindles and tablets trumping over traditional bulky textbooks?

Fresher's Week

Fresher’s Week: the dos, the don’ts, and having fun without drinking

You really don't have to drink copious amounts of alcohol to enjoy Fresher's week!

Halls of residence

Buying your furniture and essentials before starting university

If you’re moving away from home to go to university and are either staying in halls of residence or in private accommodation, then you’re going to have to buy some bits and pieces of furniture. For so…

University books reading list

University books: saving money

Before starting university you’ll no doubt be given a long list of books from your reading list to buy, maybe even lab coats and goggles to add to the list as well depending on what you’re studying. N…

Third year at university

Third year review: horror, dinosaurs and Peter Andre

A little planning goes a long way

fun in the sun

Cheap ways to have fun in the sun

Theme parks, garden parties and cheap travel - plan ahead and you can save more than you think

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