Romance on a budget this Valentine’s Day

By Adam Westwood, first year journalism student. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and for those fortunate enough, you will be looking into gifts for that special someone in your life! But as a university student, financially, times can be very tough, so getting those of whom you love a special gift can be…

9 ways to eat well for less

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management. Being a student can be so expensive. Buying food is one of the most expensive elements of student life and the temptation to live off Pot Noodles and ready meals is so big! So here are a few of the ways I shop cheaper and still get…

A day out in the Peaks for £5

By Chandni Soren, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design, third year. Need some fresh air or a study break? Look no further – follow my guide for an adventure in the great outdoors! Ways to get to the Peak District I sometimes catch an 81, 82, 83 or 88 bus from The Moor (Moorhead Stop…

Saving cash on clothes – and selling clothes for cash!

By Laura Dowson, BA (Hons) Illustration, 2nd year. It is important to remember that we should always prioritise our wellbeing and bills above fashion. However, as a uni student on a budget who loves fashion, I would like to share my tips and experiences on how I make money and spend less of it on new…

Christmas Shopping on a student budget

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management. I know first-hand how hard it can be trying to budget your money as a student and it’s even harder when you have Christmas looming. Money can be so tight this time of year. You’ve still got rent to pay and food to buy and of course…

Five of my money-saving tips

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management. A large part of being at university is budgeting and learning how to manage your money – it can be so hard to keep on top of things! So here are a few of the ways I manage my money to help you out. Try not…

Part-time work – why I do it and how to find it

Posted on behalf of Clarissa Allford. Hey! Clarissa again – this month I’ll be talking about part-time work. Why I have part-time jobs In my time at university, I can count on two hands the jobs I’ve had: from a zero hour contract job serving pies and pints at the football ground, to Christmas jobs,…

6 money saving tips for Hallam students

Published on behalf of Laura Burden. All students will understand the thought behind this particular post. Money is tight when you’re a student! Therefore, saving money where possible is essential – freebies, offers, coupons, cheap drinks, free events, discount cards, things that allow students to keep living and doing what they love to do, without…