In April, there will be changes affecting how much banks can charge for being overdrawn. Are you a student looking to clear your overdraft before the interest-free period ends?
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Selling things online can be a quick way for students to bring in some extra cash, but it could also open the door to scammers looking to take advantage. Could you identify the warning signs?
University isn’t cheap, but it’s not just about rising tuition fees. Outgoings for accommodation, transport, hobbies and socialising soon mount up. How much money do students need to get by on these days?
A recent BBC investigation found that more than 250 YouTube channels are being paid to promote EduBirdie, a service which lets students buy essays rather than write them themselves. Is cheating rife in our schools and universities?
More students are now living at home and travelling in to uni for lectures, says a report. It might make financial sense, but aren’t those students losing out on the overall university experience?
The Ucas deadline is almost here, cue last-minute applications and the nail-biting wait for universities to reply. But when it comes to choosing from offers, could the ultimate decision come down to location?
From live-action role-play, to competitive eating, you can try all sorts of new things through university societies. Here we look at the benefits of getting involved – whether it’s making friends, or learning transferable CV-boosting skills.
As students, we’re told that work experience is expected of us upon graduating, but how can we ensure those experiences are worthwhile? (more on work experience…)
Kids off to uni soon? Get ready to have your income checked as part of the student finance assessment – and then cough up any shortfall, says our guest, Martin Lewis
Would a two-year degree make financial sense or would it be too rushed? (more on two-year degrees…)
Spending beyond your means could see you learning to live on a budget the hard way, so do you know how to avoid the usual money traps and pitfalls to prevent that?
(more on budgeting at uni…)
National Student Money Week (or NSMW, whichever you prefer) is an opportunity for money advisers to connect with students about a particular theme to do with cash (or lack of it). So here’s Ani Bailey of National Student Money Advisers to explain more about this initiative…
Today’s 12-25 year olds have very different career goals to those of their counterparts 50 years ago.
Last month Which? raised concerns that universities grant themselves wide discretion to make course changes. Here’s the CMA on why they have issued advice to help universities comply with consumer law.