Glasgow is not affordable for students

Setting off to university in Glasgow this year? Well, get saving team. The Royal Bank of Scotland student living index discovered that Glasgow is the least affordable city in the UK for students. Expensive It just so happens to also be one of the best student cities out there too. The study revealed that Glasgow […]

The best-value university towns in the UK

Want to head to uni but terrified it’ll leave you bankrupt? Fear not. The clever folk at Marbles.com have gone and figured out where it’s cheapest to study in the UK – and you’d be surprised by the results. Comparing vital student factors like the cost of rent on a weekly basis, the price for […]

How to save money when you’re a poor student

With balancing deadlines, exams and a part-time job, students tend to have enough on their plate without having to worry about money. Just because it is the stereotype that all students are poor, doesn’t mean that has to be the reality. We’ve gathered some tips to help you save the pennies and hold onto your […]

10 things you forget to account for in your SAAS budget

Planning out how you’re going to use your student loan is important to avoid over spending and being left a week before SAASmas (SAAS day is basically like Christmas once a month) with no money. There are obvious things to add into your budget like rent and food, but along with those there are things […]

Money saving experts

New books, new bag, new stationery… It’s that time of year again, where we just spend, spend, spend. So how do you make your cash go the distance and meet all those new term costs? Read on to find out… Think Rationally If you’re starting college or uni for the first time, it can be […]

How to… Deal with financial woes

Let’s face it, there’s nothing worse than being skint. Your mates are all away out, you can’t book that holiday everyone else is going on and you’ve got approximately 36p to get you through next weekend. Which is what makes the idea of borrowing money instantly so appealing. A report last week showed that over […]

How To… Travel On A Shoestring

You’ve just finished your exams and walked out the gym hall with a tired but relieved smile on your face. Back home, your whole body sighs as you slump down on your bed and try not to think about anything for a while. You look out the window at the drizzly rain tapping the glass […]

Top 5 money saving tips for students

It’s the common stereotype that students everywhere are living off instant noodles and energy drinks – and, unfortunately, while this applies to a lot of students, it doesn’t need to. It can be a challenge to save money when you’re used to spending freely without thinking, but there are many great way to cut back on your spending without […]