5 money management tips for students

Running short of money can be stressful. It can affect your wellbeing and your academic studies, but is also a very normal part of student life. If you find you’re running low on funds, use the tips below to take back control of your money.

Worried about your money? Understanding your money, how to budget, how to make more of your money and knowing what to do if things are going wrong are essential skills for life. Here are links and guides to help keep your finances on track.

Having fun with your friends is an important part of uni life, and budgeting will help you factor it in.

Remember, there will always be stories in the media, and on social media, about student debt, poor mental health and academic stresses. Contrary to these, there is a lot you can do to feel more in control of your money and have the university and social experience that you want.

If you’ve got money worries or need to talk through what’s available, visit our cost of living hub to find people to speak to and learn what you can do if you are under financial pressure.

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