Budgeting as a postgrad student (Dale)

Unfortunately, student loans just do not lend themselves well to the champagne lifestyle. If your taste buds generally prefer the finer things in life, then taking the plunge to return to education as a postgrad student may come with its challenges and financial cutbacks. Thankfully, the recent postgraduate loan scheme has gone some way to…

Get ready to apply for student finance (Wales)

If you’re hoping to start a full-time course in September and you live in Wales, applications for student finance open soon.  You’ll be able to apply for a loan to pay for your tuition fees and also a Welsh Government Learning Grant and maintenance loan to help you with your living costs whilst you are studying. …

Get ready to apply for student finance (England)

If you’re hoping to start a full-time course in September and you live in England, applications for student finance open soon.  You’ll be able to apply for a loan to pay for your tuition fees and also a maintenance loan to help you with your living costs whilst you are studying.  Depending on your circumstances you…

‘My top tips on budgeting your student loan’ (Izzy)

When I first moved to uni I had no idea how to budget at all. At home whenever I got money from my part-time job, I was very guilty of spending a lot of it very quickly. Since I’ve come to uni, I’ve had to learn how to budget and not blow all my student…