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Save Money on Train Fares

June 23, 2012


One of the main expenses, other than food and alcohol, at University is travel. If you are like me and didn’t see the point in learning to drive until it was too late, and are now too skint to learn, you’ll know what I mean. Travelling home and back can be expensive. The first thing […]

Student Fees Rise: Would You Have Still Gone to Uni?

April 27, 2012


As I have said in previous posts, I am one of those people who have always wanted to go to University. Although I can’t say for definite, I’m pretty sure that I still would have gone to University regardless of the fees. I asked current and former students of and Facebook whether the rise […]

How to Save Money When Shopping

February 18, 2012


Whether we’re buying clothes, stuff for our course, or just food, we students have a tendency to overspend. Here are a few simple ways to cut down on spending without having to avoid shopping all together. Write a list. This doesn’t only apply to food shopping. When you’re looking for an outfit for a night […]

Unconventional Ways of Paying Uni Fees

January 14, 2012


Yesterday there was an interview with some students on This Morning , who had rather unconventional ways of paying their fees. First there was a girl who pole/lap danced in clubs. Now I think we can all agree that this isn’t for everyone, but would you ever consider doing anything like this? I do pole dancing […]

Student Loans are in…

January 8, 2012


I was so happy when I found out that the loans came in early yesterday. Unluckily for me I  checked my bank account when I was in Birmingham. So I had to window-shop all day and try not to spend. In the end I just had to get a nice dress in the New Look Clearance sale. But other than […]