It’s easy to start spending every penny of your student loan as soon as the first week of your studies arrive. There is a lot of expenditure you need to consider, including bills, travel, food and drink. Saving money becomes more important once you’re a student. Here are a few money saving tips to help you keep those pennies in your pocket.
Make the most of the different discounts that are available to you as a student. Your student card will become useful for all sorts of discounts, including buying food and drink to your transport to get around. You are not just limited to discounts as a student, as you will often find coupons or vouchers available to anybody.
Plan what you are going to eat for the week ahead. Consider making some sandwiches for the daytime and filling up a bottle of water to take around with you. If you are buying lunch and drinks everyday then this will soon total up to quite an expenditure.
Use Comparison Websites
There are many different price comparison sites on the internet for you to compare the pricing of a particular product at different stores. Mysupermarket.co.uk is one of the popular comparison sites to find the cheapest deals in the supermarkets.
You might find that lamp you’ve been wanting for your study area or books of interest. Whatever it might be, it’s worth searching in a local charity shop in order to save on retailers prices and you will also be donating to a charity at the same time.
Set yourself a weekly and monthly budget so that you never end up being low on funds. Make note of the most important things you need to get each week and it’s worth leaving a little extra in the case of emergencies such as unforeseen expenditure from billing.
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Searched for loads of student accommodation before I found this gem amongst the rest. Really nice sizeable apartments in a great student busy location. Would highly recommend Mezzino.
Living at The Junxion has been a very homely experience for me, as from moving in on my first year of university I was a little nervous about living on my own so far away from my home in Liverpool; but that all change once I moved into my new room, as the buildings interior design gives off such a relaxing vibe that will allow you to study in peace. Although the staff in the building where so very comforting to speak to and will offer guidance on pretty much anything, as they are always there to help. Other than that I would highly recommend The Junxion to anyone as I am currently a second year living with my friend at The Junxion and I couldn’t feel more at home.
Highly recommend Mezzino Student living, it’s furnished to a high standard and is in the heart of the student area. Has very helpful staff and it’s well run in the office.
Millstone is a brilliant place to live, Ive just book for my 3rd year. The staff are kind and caring. I have love living at Millstone as it has given me independence and a bigger family.
I moved to Mayfair Court 3 years ago and we love it here. My apartment is spacious and enlightened by large windows facing Wilmslow road. Commons, including a flourishing inner garden are well kept. Staff are friendly and always there to help, and the community is diverse. Location is very convenient. There’s a bus stop at the foot of the building, a supermarket across the street, Bodey Medical Centre behind the supermarket, and plenty of restaurants and pubs around. I'm happy to call this place our home while in Manchester.
For a very spacious space with great amenities, the price is very mucb affordable. Good views and great support staff to help out at anytime of the day.