I’m not sure if it’s a coincidence or not, but one of the most expensive weeks in the student uni calendar – Freshers’ Week – also coincides with Student Finance Day. Have you got any budgeting tips to share?
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Many unis across the UK are in the middle of, or getting ready for Freshers’ Week. For those heading off to university for the first time, Freshers’ Week is one of the most important events in the social calendar.
Picking your university can be a daunting task. But universities minister David Willetts asks – how can you choose if you don’t have all the information you need?
It’s anticipated that new uni admissions rules will change the face of Clearing – but A-level students who don’t quite get the grades they need will today enter the Clearing maze to bag an alternative place.
When it comes to any big financial transaction – buying a house, a car, choosing a financial product – the need for good advice is a no brainer. With uni fees so high, why are so few students getting one-to-one advice?
Apparently, some of today’s students are complaining that they’re so unused to writing by hand that they can’t keep it up for a three hour exam. So, are laptop- or tablet-friendly exam halls the answer?
Now that course fees alone can cost students £27,000, undergraduates have to be more scrupulous than ever when applying to uni. But how important is it to consider potential earnings, and what else should count?
Ucas wants to reform the way students apply to university – shifting the process until after A-level results are in, and scrapping “Clearing”. Having been through the stress of applying to uni in 2006, I’m all in favour.