In my final term as a student at the University of York, I resolved to spend absolutely nothing. On anything. I was inspired by Jen Gale’s year of spending nothing. Sustainability – financially and environmentally – has grown from an interest to a vocation for me. And as I leave university, I’m keen to start … Continue reading What I learned from spending nothing at university
Every student knows the struggle – balancing the budget with the necessities of everyday life with the necessities of student life (trendy coffee, doubles and way too many house plants.) I’ve heard rumours of students spending £20 a week at uni and I want to know if it’s possible, so I put it to the … Continue reading Spending £20 a week at uni – is it possible?
Starting university can be pretty daunting and it’s probably the first time you’ve been living independently. With so much to get used to and so many new responsibilities, it’s easy to fall into some unhealthy patterns and forget your own wellbeing. They might make life easier in the short term but won’t help you in … Continue reading How to look after yourself at uni
One of the advantages of attending the University of York is that you will be in the heart of one of the UK’s most beautiful and historic cities. Believe it or not, you can explore York by spending very little or nothing at all. If like me, you are always looking for things to do … Continue reading Explore York on a budget…10 fun places to visit!