Student finance

Everything you need to know about managing your money at university. Our student finance section gives you all the info you’ll need – best student bank accounts, how to make your money last, and first-hand accounts from students.

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Where your student loan will go over the course of a year

Have you ever wondered where all your money has disappeared to by the time you reach the end of the year?

ways to save money

Ways to save money as a student

Being a student is an expensive time but there are many ways to help save you money so we have put together this guide to help with just that. Here are some handy tips and ways to save some money for …

How can i borrow money

Student finance – how much can I borrow?

Tuition fee loans, bursaries, grants - which are you eligble for?

ways to make money at uni

How to make money as a student – easy extra cash

Students always need money - here's our tips on how to make some at uni

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How to make that undergraduate loan last the term

Tips on how to hold back from blowing your student loan in your first week

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…

living on the breadline

Living on the breadline

Our first weekly column looks at Ian Duncan Smith’s claims that he could live on £53 a week. Does he also realise this is the amount a lot of students have to live on while at university?

living on the breadline

Living on the breadline

Our first weekly column looks at Ian Duncan Smith’s claims that he could live on £53 a week. Does he also realise this is the amount a lot of students have to live on while at university?

saving money at university

Why saving money at university is a good idea

University is seen by some as a party where money is concerned. You’re given a student loan and, apart from rent and food, you can pretty much do what you like with it. But I’m about to put to you an …

my first year at university

Student life as a business owner

… my first year at uni: what I’ve learnt I am not taking a business or finance degree but in my first year at university I have often felt like I am managing my own mini business. So far so good; I h…