One of the biggest surprises for me at Loughborough was that the monthly expenses here could average to approximately £300, if budgeted well.
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As the new academic year begins, it’s time to get organised. And as this month is National Finance Planning Month I thought I’d write this blog on budgeting. Something every student has to look at every once in a while, to ensure they don’t get dangerously deep in overdraft and student credit cards.
As four wise individuals once said, ‘money, money, money, must be funny in a rich man’s world’. Cheesy Abba quotes aside, financing and budgeting at university can often seem an uphill struggle.
Over a year in Loughborough University, and it’s already time to bid farewell
As Freshers’ week is fast approaching, I’ve taken on the job of informing you, our new cohort of freshers, of the truth behind many myths about University life! ‘During freshers’ week, you have to drink loads and go to every event!’ At the beginning of freshers’ week, of course, at any University many people do […]
Creating filling and tasty meals from scratch is a worry for most students at University. Once you’ve sorted out your weekly budget and realised just how expensive cheese really is, it’s easy to believe that you have to succumb to a life of bland instant noodles to survive.
Until recently, the ‘Year in Enterprise’ option as a placement year was only for students studying a Business subject. Luckily, I discovered it had become an option for ANY student to apply and began my investigations into this ‘mysterious year of wonderful possibilities’.
Following on from last months’ blog on budgeting, I promised to give you some of my top tips to be cost-effective at uni.
As I am writing this blog I am halfway through my first-year summer break (it’s gone way too quick!). I have been lucky enough to spend this first half of my summer traveling a little around Europe and working as a nannie in between my time abroad.
Eating in university is difficult. Okay, fine, cooking is difficult. Okay, maybe the part where you’re an average broke student, who doesn’t want to cook nor know how to is difficult. Or maybe you simply don’t have time to go to Tesco where you can afford vegetables and end up spiralling down the dark path […]