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?

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

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?

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...
Obesity Crisis Is Not Just a Lifestyle Issue

Obesity Crisis Is Not Just a Lifestyle Issue

21.08.2014
Carrying extra pounds has many health consequences which create a heavy burden on the individual as well as their families and society...
Students 'Set Up To Fail' By Outrageously Expensive University Accommodation

Students 'Set Up To Fail' By Outrageously Expensive University Accommodation

Lucy Sherriff  20.08.2014
Students are being "set up to fail" by expensive university accommodation which, in some cases, amounts to two thirds of the student loan...
Why I Chose an Apprenticeship Over University

Why I Chose an Apprenticeship Over University

19.08.2014
I am earning money already and learning how to manage my finances. Whereas if I had gone to University, I would have around £66k debt...
Expensive Uni Books Can Cost Degrees

Expensive Uni Books Can Cost Degrees

14.08.2014
How universities can expect Arts students, for example, to pay £9,000 for a reading-based degree with the essential ingredients not included,...
Student Finance 101

Student Finance 101

31.07.2014
What can students do to alleviate or at least mitigate these burdensome, high levels of debt and not be crushed by the sheer prospect of...
'Disturbing' Student Loans System At 'Tipping Point', MPs Warn

'Disturbing' Student Loans System At 'Tipping Point', MPs Warn

23.07.2014
The student loans system is at "tipping point" due to Government miscalculations and problems with collecting repayments, a cross-party...

If We're Talking 'Value', Then Education is Worth More Than Money

11.07.2014
We shouldn't fall into the trap of talking numbers when it comes to education - whether in the arts, humanities or STEM subjects... Education...