Reducing Student Grants Is Not Fault-Free and Affects Poor Students Most - But It Is Better Than Some Alternatives

Reducing Student Grants Is Not Fault-Free and Affects Poor Students Most - But It Is Better Than Some Alternatives

Nick Hillman  12.06.2015
So the policy is not fault-free and will affect the poorest students the most. But it is better than some of the alternatives, such as...
How Worrying About Money Affects Your Degree (and How to Stop)

How Worrying About Money Affects Your Degree (and How to Stop)

Owen Burek  9.04.2015
Knowing how the system works won't magic any more money into the pot, but if you don't know you're being undersold you can't challenge...
How To Make A Romantic Valentine's Day Meal For £2.95. Yes, Really

How To Make A Romantic Valentine's Day Meal For £2.95. Yes, Really

12.02.2015
Who needs champagne when you can have cider, hey? Thanks to the clever people over at Student Beans, you can cook up a storm for your partner...
International Students Need a Financial Safety Net

International Students Need a Financial Safety Net

Shreya Paudel  22.01.2015
We need all political parties to look at the mandatory financial protection scheme as a matter of moral responsibility to protect international...
Student Funding: We Must Demand More

Student Funding: We Must Demand More

Shelly Asquith  22.12.2014
There are a number of ways the student funding system can be made more accessible and complementary of a model of free education. We need...
The Cheapest Ways To Get Home From University This Christmas

The Cheapest Ways To Get Home From University This Christmas

Lucy Sherriff  16.12.2014
If you’re looking forward to a long-overdue visit home at Christmas then you’ll no doubt already have started searching for deals on...
George Osborne Unveils Postgraduate Loans Scheme

George Osborne Unveils Postgraduate Loans Scheme

Keumars Afifi-Sabet  3.12.2014
George Osborne has revealed the government will be backing loans of up to £10,000 for students studying postgraduate masters courses. The...
Five Ways To Make Sure Your Student Bank Account Survives Christmas

Five Ways To Make Sure Your Student Bank Account Survives Christmas

25.11.2014
The very best way to manage your finances, is to consistently ensure your outgoings don’t exceed your incomings. But this time of year...
Middle Income Families - Too Poor for University?

Middle Income Families - Too Poor for University?

Becky Hopper  17.11.2014
Next time you hear someone explain that they 'can't afford to go to university' because they're from a low income family, please introduce...
Making Loans Work for Students, Not the Other Way Round

Making Loans Work for Students, Not the Other Way Round

One Young World  29.10.2014
This blog is by Juan Guerra. Juan is a One Young World Ambassador from Mexico and the CEO of StudentFunder. He was a delegate speaker...
10 Ways To Make Moolah At Uni

10 Ways To Make Moolah At Uni

14.10.2014
With lectures commencing, your bank balance dwindling and true student life kicking back in, it might well be time to get your entrepreneurial-self...
The Blagger's Guide To Saving Money: From The Sane To The Strange

The Blagger's Guide To Saving Money: From The Sane To The Strange

24.09.2014
The lovely people over at The Money Charity asked students for their best money saving tips. Here's what they came up with.. Food and...
How Did the Government Get Away With Charging Students 5.5% for a Student Loan?

How Did the Government Get Away With Charging Students 5.5% for a Student Loan?

Andrew Cunningham  3.09.2014
Did you know that compound interest is also chargeable from day one so that students pay interest on the interest? Thought you didn't....
How To Apply For Grants

How To Apply For Grants

28.08.2014
It’s (almost) never too late to get your hands on free money. The Money Charity takes a gander at grants, and breaks them down into the...