If you are like most university students you are probably strapped for cash most of the time. So when you get hit with all the fees and textbook costs at the beginning of each semester you probably go into a slight panic about how you are going to afford them all. Considering some textbooks can […]
Tips and tricks for University students to save money. Learn how to cut costs on all major facets of being a student; it’s not hard, just needs preparation.
A working gap year – how much it costs, how to do it and what can you expect? A guide for would be travellers looking to go on a gap year.
A concise guide to money and finance for new university students or students looking to study full time.
Moving out of home can be exciting, daunting and a time of new experiences. Here is what you must know about the cost of moving out of home for the first time.
University is a pretty exciting time. It can also be a big challenge financially, and often represents the first time you’re making a lot of your own financial decisions. Here are some tips on how to have a great time, without having to spend the next couple of years paying it off.
Uni was great. I hung out with my friends all day and all weekend. I worked 12 hours a week, and had practically nothing left over when the rent was due. Bliss. Post-uni, things aren’t quite so easy. Bills to pay, career decisions to make, the spectre of HECS. Here are some tips and tricks I wish someone had told me. Inspired by the incomparable Globe and Mail.
You’ve just gotten your first job out of school and university, and for the first time you can afford cocktails at your local bar. The handbag you’ve always wanted is somehow now within reach, and the improvements you wanted to make to your car (i.e. a subwolfer) are a possible dream. So, you go and […]
I left home without any money. I was just back from six months around Europe and I didn’t really have a cent to my name. I was lucky- I had a room at a relative’s house for a year, and walked straight into a job earned solely through the solid DNA that is nepotism. Regardless, […]
Student poverty is pretty much accepted as the norm in Australian society and is a running joke in student circles. Really it’s no laughing matter and it’s very unfortunate that those who study and live out of home can’t even afford to eat properly during exam time.
A few things are more or less inevitable when you begin university study – you’re going to be skint, you’re going to find great excuses for delaying thinking seriously about your future career and you’re going to spend way too much money on alcohol.