Keep spending to your budget limits

I’m Sandra Achim from Romania, studying MSc Events Management. Being a student means that there’s always going to be limitations on how you spend your money. Budgeting is very important, but you can still have a social life, enjoy good food, drinks, and many other activities by using student discounts. How can you do this?… Read more »

The time to save money is when you have some

I am Martina Gardeva from Bulgaria studying MSc Tourism Management and Marketing. As students, many of us struggle with living expenses because we are trying to be careful with our money, want to have fun, and have an exciting social life all at the same time. Have you ever wondered how you can save some… Read more »

Learning to budget from experience

I am Ella Aaltonen from Finland studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design. When I first arrived at university three months ago, I decided to make a budget for each week. I withdrew the budgeted amount of cash and lived of that money for the week. It worked…for a while. Everybody has their own… Read more »

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems…!

STUDENT FINANCE! One of the many god sends that helps us get through the year without going (too far) into our overdraft. Well, like most things in life there are pros and cons to everything, allow me to explain. Pro: the fact that you will have large sums of money in your account and can… Read more »

Money-saving tips!

Hello from Bournemouth! I am Jaime Gorman from Colorado, USA and currently on the MLit English programme at BU. At university, budgeting is very important! One of the best ways to save money is to utilise student discounts. There are many discounts available, but here are the ones that I use the most: Amazon Once… Read more »

Budgeting as a student…

It’s the student stereotype to be a ‘poor student’, living off of baked beans and cereal, but with a bit of budgeting and planning you can make your money stretch. I’ve always thought budgeting and making sure I forward plan is important to avoid feeling stressed about money, so I can focus on other things… Read more »

Cooking and fending for yourself

When it comes to cooking, don’t expect gourmet, because unfortunately that’s not what you get. Smart Price is what you get. So from now on forget your best friend, your new best friend is ASDA. I used to be a bit of a food snob only buying branded food and never even looking at supermarket… Read more »