My first tip would be to start tracking your spending. Yes, it’s boring, but better that than be stuck with no money for most of the term waiting for the next finance injection.
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.
As soon as I came back to Manchester after summer it weirdly felt like I had never left. It was nice arriving in September this time and it feeling more like coming home, rather than the lost feeling I had arriving the previous September. I could also skip the whole trying to figure out where everything is around the uni and how everything works, so I got into the swing of things much quicker this year.
Being a Fashion Promotion student, it is probably stating the obvious when I say that I like going shopping and buy new clothes. So, I thought that today I would write a bit about my favourite shops in Manchester
Find out how current student, Hannah prepared for her year studying abroad.
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. …
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…