Student Finance

Our student finance section focuses on applying for student finance, how student finance works in the UK, whether or not students pay tax and information on student council tax.

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Student finance is very important when you’re at university. Your student loan is a major part of how you will study your course and how you will manage your student accommodation. In this section, we will show you everything you need to know about student finance, scholarships, bursaries and grants.

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Student FinanceBest Student Bank Accounts

Feb 16th 2022

There are lots of different student bank accounts available. The best accounts are always difficult to pick out because you have to think about which one is better for your specific needs.

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Student Finance University grants for students in the UK

May 23rd 2024 · 2 min read

You may find that student finance isn’t enough to cover the costs of your uni experience. Securing yourself a grant can...

Student Finance What is a scholarship?

May 20th 2024 · 4 min read

University can be an expensive experience. If you’re looking for some extra support, a scholarship may help.

Student Finance Students Contents Insurance

Dec 5th 2023

Students contents insurance is an essential part of living in a student house and all students will need to look into i...

Student Finance Do Students Pay Tax?

Dec 5th 2023

Student tax isn't as horrible or complicated as you might think, in fact, it's actually quite an easy thing to ...

Student Finance Student Loan

Dec 5th 2023

Now that your courses are chosen, dreaded exams are finally over; there is the lovely (we wish) process of Student Fina...

Student Finance Student Discounts

Dec 5th 2023

Loyalty cards and sign ups can seem annoying when shopping or browsing the internet, and it may feel like your purse is...

Student Finance How to Save Money

Dec 5th 2023

If you live away from home during your course, you will have a lot more responsibilities than you did before

Student Finance The different types of military bursaries

Dec 4th 2023 · 5 min read

Members of the armed forces are just as welcome at university as anyone else. For any servicemen or women looking to st...

Student Finance Student loan repayments: Everything you need to know

Nov 23rd 2023 · 7 min read

Student loans have become something of a myth for most students, the fearmongering and false information are enough to ...

Student Finance What is the NHS Learning Support Fund?

Nov 13th 2023 · 4 min read

The NHS has a number of helpful bursaries in place for students that require some financial support for students should...

Student Finance What is the student finance deadline?

Nov 10th 2023 · 4 min read

When students begin the application process student finance is usually at the back of their mind, because of all the de...

Student Finance Do I Have To Pay Student Council Tax?

Sep 11th 2023

Confused by council tax? Not to worry! As you move into student accommodation, you’ll likely need to pay council tax st...

Student Finance Everything you need to know about your student TV licence

Aug 31st 2023

There isn’t a specific TV licence that students need to purchase as a student. But, do you need one? In reality, there ...

Student Finance Managing the cost of living at university

Aug 25th 2023 · 5 min read

Understanding and managing student living costs can be tricky to get your head around - from accommodation to food shop...

Student Finance Student budgeting tips to help you save smartly

Aug 25th 2023 · 5 min read

Save yourself the headache later and get ahead of budgeting at university. By understanding your incoming budget and ou...

Student Finance UCAS Clearing Student Finance: Essential Considerations and Advice

Jun 13th 2023 · 3 min read

Student finance is a worrying subject for lots of students. Those applying after Clearing may find that their student f...

Student Finance Scholarships for International Students

Apr 13th 2023

We've covered university grants, bursaries and scholarships before, however, we haven’t covered them here for inter...

Student Finance What is a Bursary?

Apr 13th 2023

When it comes to bursaries, you would be surprised just how many university students do not know what they are. Luckily...

Student Finance Student Car Insurance

Feb 13th 2023

Most students who go to university tend not to take a car with them, but those that do are often worried about their st...

Student Finance NHS Bursary

Feb 28th 2022

For those who need help with funding for their NHS-related university course should look no further than the NHS bursar...

Student Finance Cheap Student Holidays

Feb 28th 2022

For many students, the idea of going on holiday when at university seems like a pipe-dream, but there are still plenty ...

Student Finance Best Student Bank Accounts

Feb 16th 2022

There are lots of different student bank accounts available. The best accounts are always difficult to pick out because...

Student Finance Utility Bill

Feb 16th 2022

Its important to know what bills you may be faced with and how to deal with them.

Student Finance 8 Ways to Save Money at University

Feb 1st 2022

Being at a university will guarantee you two things; a magnificent time and an empty bank account.

Student Finance Disabled Students Allowance

Dec 8th 2021

Students that have a disability looking for financial aid, will find a welcome and useful programme with the Disabled S...

Student Finance Student Debt

Dec 7th 2021

Student debt is an inevitably at university, whether it’s self-inflicted or it’s part of a policy by a government to en...

Student Finance Student Budget

Dec 6th 2021

Becoming a student offers most young people many opportunities, from learning new things to accepting a handful of new ...

Student Finance University Student Finance

Dec 6th 2021

Applying to university and mapping out your future are both learning experiences themselves, and this all happens befor...

Student Finance Bursaries and Scholarships: The Lowdown

Nov 30th 2021

Bursaries and scholarships, the amount that you are entitled to depends on your household income.

Student Finance Student Credit Cards

Nov 29th 2021

When going to university it is incredibly important that students focus on their money and their spending. One of the m...

Student Finance Student Finance in America

Nov 29th 2021

If you’re looking to apply for a university in America, you will need to understand how to apply to an American univers...

Student Finance Student Finance Wales

Nov 29th 2021

Student finance has been a big talking point, especially in the 2017 general election, when Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour part...

Student Finance Student Finance Scotland

Nov 29th 2021

The way finance works in Scotland is a little different to how the rest of the UK works. In many ways, Scotland has a s...

Student Finance Student Finance NI

Nov 29th 2021

If you are thinking of studying in Northern Ireland, then student finance will be very important to you.

Student Finance Student Finance

Nov 29th 2021

Whether it be the student loan repayments after university, or it’s the overall budgeting of your money every month, th...

Student Finance Applying for Student Finance

Nov 29th 2021

If you are entering higher education you may be eligible for help with your tuition fees, living costs and travel.

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