Owen Burek

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Students Spend £170 on Christmas

(0) Comments | Posted 21 December 2014 | (22:29)

cost of christmas
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The festive season will cost the average university student £170 this year, according to a Save the Student survey.

That's roughly £300 less than the general UK population, but £9 more than students...

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Parents 'Fall Short' at Supporting Children Through University

(0) Comments | Posted 3 June 2014 | (08:36)

New survey reveals major shortfall in UK student income vs living costs, and exposes growing tensions between parents, students and the government.


One-third of current university students feel the Bank of Mum and Dad doesn't give them enough financial support, according to...

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So When Will the Economy Recover? Probably Never

(35) Comments | Posted 15 August 2013 | (01:00)

Forget the headlines, our economy is on the high road to ruin. Its apparent recovery is artificial and the reality is that our government is set to bankrupt our country.

Don't believe me? Believe this.

UK public debt

Whilst I...

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Is Matched Betting the Answer to Student Prayers?

(7) Comments | Posted 21 May 2013 | (03:07)

Gambling is for losers, isn't it? Of course it is! The lights and sights of Las Vegas did not simply spring up from the desert due to a worldwide surge in demand for sand.

Las Vegas skyline

Aside from placing a few quid on...

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10 Tips for Moving Out of Your House

(0) Comments | Posted 10 May 2013 | (03:20)

It's exam season, so I'll forgive you for not wanting to think too much about the stresses of moving out right now. The start of a great summer might feel like a lifetime away, but really it's not too far on the horizon, and there's a lot you need to...

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