Balancing your budget
Passing their exams won’t be the only challenge facing them – they also need to somehow try to live and spend within their means. It’s hard work, as shown by a new survey from the Institute of Inertia – a partnership between the University of Sheffield and comparethemarket.com - which found that over one in ten students spend their maintenance loan within the first two weeks of receiving it (that’s around £2,700) and more than half spend all of their maintenance loan before the end of the first term.
It’s tough to balance the budget when you’re a student. That’s why I’ve prepared my top ten tips for saving money for Freshers - hopefully these will make all the difference!