Get on course with your finances!

If you're heading off to university or college, it's time to get savvy with your money.

This could well be the first time you've lived away from home, and the first time you've had to take responsibility for all your financial affairs. It can be a bit daunting - there's a lot to think about, and lots to remember - but it's also part of the excitement of bring a student.

We're here to help you get things sorted - from arranging insurance to getting the best bank account, from budgeting to boosting your income - we've got a handy selection of articles and videos packed with tips and expert insights.

Student life should be an enjoyable period. You'll probably make lifelong friends, and you could make decisions that will affect your entire career. So have a read through our student articles, take the required action - and then get on with enjoying this amazing chapter of your life.




 

Make the most of your student money

Student accounts for 2013

So you've got the A-level results you wanted and you're off to university. The next decision you'll need to make is which student account to go for.... Read more


Insurance for students

If you're a student about to head off to university, you could well be about to live away from the family home for the first time. That's a big and exciting step, and the... Read more

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How to fund your life at university

There's no escaping the fact that university is expensive but, if you know where to look, there are lots of sources of funding available to help you make ends meet.... Read more


Student loans: How do they work?

OK, you've got the grades to get to into university - brilliant. Now you just need to work out how to cover your costs while you're there.... Read more


Going to uni? Get your tech sorted

Venturing out on your own, making your own rules and having your own space - the idea of student life is quite romantic, but it does tend to gloss over the very mundane r... Read more.


How to cut the costs of being a young driver

Being a young driver can be exciting but daunting. On one hand, you probably can't wait to give up the bus and make the most of your freedom. But... Read more


Top student budgeting tips

Heading off to uni? Worried about how you'll afford the nights out and the course books? Follow Clare Walsh's top budgeting tips which will help you avoid a financial hangover... Watch video


Student Gain or Student Pain?

Read what the Money Advice Service - an independent service set up by the government - has to say on managing your money while at university.




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