Part time work and studying, managing my time and my money (Toby)

Most importantly, plan time to relax. If you don’t allow yourself some down time you’ll just end up dropping everything. The brilliant thing about planning time to relax is it removes any form of guilt. The voice in your head that says “you need to work” will not have any power anymore. Because this is your time to relax, you need to relax, not work.

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…