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
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
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
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
Yes, that’s right we are talking about the M-word… money. There. I said it and I haven’t been struck by a lightning bolt! No one ever really talks about money, so I’m here to help you out with tips I’ve learned along the way. If you are starting University, the chances are you haven’t had … Continue reading Budgeting 101: A Crash Course
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?
Hi there! My name is Sophie, and I’m a final-year English and Related Literature student here at York. I love the city as there’s so much to experience: beautiful bookshops, vibrant nightlife, and loads of shops and museums to explore. I’ve recently written a blog post about managing your money as a new or returning student; it’s important to have fun and enjoy your time at university, so keeping on top of your finances is essential to reduce stress. I hope you’ll check it out!
How to budget at university. First year Biomedical Sciences student Zuzanna tells us her top tips how to survive on a budget at university.
About me Hi! My name is Katie and I’m a second year PhD student in Medieval Studies. I research arms and armour in Middle English romance. In this blog, I’m going to talk about why I decided to do my PhD and the process of applying for and funding a self-funded PhD. Why I chose … Continue reading How I chose and funded my PhD
Arriving in York (or in the UK in general) as an international student can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. New country, city, university, people…it can be a lot to take in. When I first moved to York in my first year, it was in fact my very first time in the UK. It felt … Continue reading University tips to help you settle in as an international student in York