There is no doubt that costs are rising globally, and things are no different in the UK and Ireland. As students, your funds are limited so you need to be smart about where you can make some savings.
Here are some tips to make your £’s go further:
This is probably where most of your money goes when you are a student. However, it is possible to make big savings so you can spend your money on more exciting things:
Let’s face it, the cost of living is rising in the UK, so you need to think intelligently about where you can make savings. Here are some tips that can save you money:
A great way to make money and find new friends is by taking a part time job. You can work up to 20 hours per week in a wide variety of roles. Use the following sites to search for part-time work in your area: https://uk.indeed.com/ or https://www.reed.co.uk/jobs/part-time. Facebook and Twitter are also excellent job finding resources. Why not give https://nextdoor.co.uk/ a look and ask about jobs in your local area?
London attracts thousands of international students every year, for very good reasons. Not only does it have a wide range of world-renowned universities to choose from, it has a huge variety of attractions to tempt intrepid students. From amazing museums and art galleries to world-class nightlife, restaurants and shopping, London offers everything you could ever need. Although it’s a large city, finding your way around London couldn’t be easier because if it’s excellent transport network. Travelling to anywhere else in the UK is also straightforward, due to its extensive network of rail, bus and air terminals.
Are you studying in Scotland? This northern part of the UK hosts some of the finest universities in the world and is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the world. Point your smartphone here and check it out:
Scotland is well served by international airports and has excellent transport links to the rest of the UK. But the best thing about studying here is the fact that it’s much cheaper to live; from renting accommodation to buying food!
Located across a small body of water (The Irish Sea) to the left of the UK is the magical country of Ireland. Split into two sections – Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (Eire) – it is a wonderful place to study; from friendly and welcoming people to breath-taking scenery. It also hosts some if the highest-ranking universities in the world. Follow the link for more information:
England has over 100 universities and higher education institutions spread around the country. It offers a huge diversity of places to develop your educational pursuits and has excellent transport links to anywhere in the UK. Away from the capital city, you will find everything you need to have a successful and rewarding university career and beyond. Commensurate with the other places mentioned above, your money will stretch further outside of London and may provide a calmer environment to focus on your studies.