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Should I get a part-time job at uni?

Hey I’m a student and I'm thinking about getting a part-time job while at uni. My mum reckons it’s a bad idea, what do you think though? Should I get a part-time job at uni?
I’m glad you asked this Jonny and I can imagine why you might want to get a part-time job whilst at university. I know all too well that the maintenance loan often fails to cover the cost of rent, let alone gives you the luxury of being able to afford food!!!
In short it may well work out for you, having a part-time job at uni. Obviously this depends on the demands of your course, so think carefully. But there’s plenty of evidence to suggest that a part-time job can be good for students, not just because of money, it’ll also give you transferable skills and may even introduce you to your future career, among many other benefits.
Check out our guide to part-time jobs at uni here: www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/preparing-to-.../

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