Top Tips on How to Save Money as a Student

Worrying about money when trying to study can lead to stress, and affect your chances for academic success. Making ends meet on a student budget isn't easy, but there are ways to make your money stretch further.

Scroll through our top ten strategies to help you save money at university and avoid student debt...


1. Take advantage of all possible sources of income

Student funding

Make sure you apply for student finance early. Make the most of the maximum student loan available to you. Check out what grants and bursaries are available.

If you have a particular set of circumstances there is help in place. Read more about extra financial support available.

Part-time work

If you can work in your free time to earn extra money, then do, as it will also help to stop you from spending money. Read more about student jobs. There are also seasonal jobs – see our tips on how to get a Christmas job.