Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Money Matters

Additional Income as a Student

Additional Income as a Student

Supplementing your student loan is essential in surviving uni – by now, this has probably become apparent. Student loans only stretch so far and usually not until the next one is due – so supplementing your student loan is important for survival. Selling old clothes, unwanted […]

Three Ways to Help You Find a Student Job

Three Ways to Help You Find a Student Job

Moving on from the ‘Supporting Yourself as a Student‘ blog post last week…we mentioned cutting costs amongst other things, and getting a job as one way to fund the lifestyle that you’re used to at home. A job is essential with the added financial strain […]

Supporting Yourself as a Student

Supporting Yourself as a Student

As much as we hate it, part of student life involves extra responsibility, and with that you have to support yourself. For many of you this is the first time dealing with your own finances, paying bills such as accommodation, phone contracts, buying groceries and […]

Good Work, Good Job!

Good Work, Good Job!

I have had a job since I was 15 years old. So when I started my first year of uni it was so alien not to have a job, and I must admit it was a struggle not having that regular income I was used […]

Best Student Deals!

Best Student Deals!

helinaatucb2 Comments As a student, money can often be an issue as everything has to fit in the budget (make sure you have a certain budget each month!). Although this can be difficult, there are lots of student deals out there as well as other […]

Five Tips to Help Live on a Budget

Five Tips to Help Live on a Budget

First of all, congratulations to everyone for their results yesterday, I hope you all received what you wished for! Secondly, this week I’ve been hooked on reading posts on The Student Room. I noticed a lot of threads and comments about what students tend worry about the most when […]