Like many students, you always want to find a way to work hard, play hard and most importantly spend less.

Life at university can be hard enough without having to spend more than you need to on books, shopping and bills. Our top ways of saving money will not only help you find cheaper ways of getting these books, but also help you find cheaper TV, Broadband and phone deals, cheaper utility bills, curb your daily expenses and even advise you on eating healthily while on a budget.

In our articles on protecting yourself against money problems, we discuss how to keep your money safe, how to avoid fines and penalties, and practical steps you can take towards reducing the risk of fraud and identity theft.

We also have articles dedicated to accommodation, with information on choosing the right house or flat, making sure that you’re getting into the right tenancy contract, how to deal with agents or landlords and what to do when moving into a new property.

International students

Coming to the UK to study can be a bit of a culture shock. So to help we’ve compiled some advice and information for international students on keeping in touch with friends and family, the law on driving on a foreign licence and how to make the most of your trip to the UK.

If you haven’t visited our budget planner and debt calculator, now is a good time to do so. Knowing how much money you have and how much you are spending is the first step to start saving money.