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How I maximise my money

Something I feel a lot of students worry about, before, during and after their university experience is money – how much they need, where to get it and where to spend it to make it go furthest. I know I personally try to make my money go further.  I have compiled a few of the…

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5 things I wish I had known before university

University is a big deal – your life is about to change in ways you won’t imagine. We all reflect and wish we knew things we didn’t at the time. So, here are 5 things I wish I had known before coming to university. University as an experience  There’s a cliché saying you’ll be constantly hearing right now: ‘Don’t worry – everyone…

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5 things I wish I had known before university

Here is a rundown of 5 things I wish I had known before I started at university that I think would have really helped make the process smoother, easier and cheaper!   You don’t need to buy as much as you think. When buying your kit to bring with you, only buy the essentials, everyone I know…

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5 things I wish I had known before university

That everyone is in the same boat and WANTS to make friends  I was nervous before going to university in September and spent quite a lot of time worrying that I would not make good friends. However, during freshers everybody is in the same boat and wants to make friends, so there really is not…

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5 things I wish I had known before university

With a foundation degree in Sports Coaching and Development and now currently studying a BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science degree, I can safely say I’ve had a lot of learning opportunities and reflection on my experience thus far. As a second-year Sport and Exercise Science student at the University of Brighton, most of my…

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Saving money!

One very important thing we all struggle with is saving money and at university this becomes even more important. Even a fiver can make all the difference! My best tip to save money is cutting back on your electrics, water and gas to save on bills. Not only does this save you money but of…

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Useful apps that every student needs

As every student knows, you are always looking for the best offer or cheapest deals to help you budget and save. It is always super handy when apps help you do this with everything from travel to socialising. Here are some of the main apps I have on my phone to help in my day…

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