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. Remember, there are few students in the UK who are completely financially stable!

Making ends meet on a student budget isn't easy, but there are ways to make your money stretch further. Use some of our top ten basic planning strategies to help you avoid student debt.


1. Take advantage of all possible sources of income

Student funding

There is plenty in place to help students live comfortably whilst at university. 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.