Funding your studies: Why you should apply for an undergraduate scholarship

Hi! My name is Jessica, and I’m from Indonesia. I’m also an International Student Ambassador at the University of York, studying Bachelor of Arts in Music. Currently, I’m in my second year as I just finished my first year and foundation year consecutively at York. I received an undergraduate scholarship when I progressed from my foundation … Continue reading Funding your studies: Why you should apply for an undergraduate scholarship

How to manage your money

I will be covering ways of making money at university to help fund your studies, as well as sharing my top tips for managing your money. Part-time jobs Part-time jobs tend to fall under two main categories: university-wide jobs and city-wide jobs. A popular example of a university-wide job is a staff member at a … Continue reading How to manage your money

Funding your studies: why you should apply for a postgraduate scholarship

So you’ve received your offer for the postgraduate course you’ve applied for, but one question remains…how will you fund your studies? A postgraduate scholarship is the answer. Applying for scholarships can be an incredibly stressful thing, especially after applying for your course. It’s common to feel there’s no point because of their competitive nature. On … Continue reading Funding your studies: why you should apply for a postgraduate scholarship

To spend or not to spend?: Managing your money as a postgraduate student

Anyone who has completed an undergraduate degree knows the pain of having to decide between going out with your mates or saving money, and sadly this struggle continues into your postgraduate degree. However, who says there aren’t loopholes to help you with managing your money as a postgrad? Summer work Most undergrad degrees finish in … Continue reading To spend or not to spend?: Managing your money as a postgraduate student

Making it work: part-time employment and full-time degrees!

Hi, my name is Sammie. I am in my 4th year at the University of York. I previously studied BSc Environmental Geography for three years, and now I’m engaged in MSc Sustainability Science for a further year. I’m a long-standing member of the Archery Society and love the University for its gorgeous campus and friendly … Continue reading Making it work: part-time employment and full-time degrees!

Money Matters: A Guide Towards Bank Accounts, Saving and Spending at University

Coming to a new country where you are learning to be independent for the first time can be extremely daunting. However, the key to making sure you are financially secure is to take time to learn how things work in the UK. Here are some of my top tips relating to money matters, like setting … Continue reading Money Matters: A Guide Towards Bank Accounts, Saving and Spending at University

Small and simple ways you can save money as a university student

Managing your spending at university can seem like a daunting prospect. Especially, if you have spent most of your life being financially dependent on your parents/carers. I’ll be sharing some useful tips that have really helped me save money whilst at university, and prevented me from going into further debt. Simple ways to save money … Continue reading Small and simple ways you can save money as a university student