Time = Money

Your time at university is unique. Not just for all the friends you’ll make, drunken nights you won’t remember, essays you’ll write and independence you’ll gain. It is also likely to be the only time in your life when you’ll be paid for your spare time.

Your student loans (and bursaries or scholarships) cover your tuition fees, accommodation and other living costs throughout your years of study. That includes the hours you spend in lectures, a…

Monday Night Rice

Throw together a super tasty supper in less than 30 mins with Sunday roast leftovers!

An easy and quick recipe to start the week strong, with no shopping needed! Get started…
Ingredients:

2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 egg, beaten with about 2 tbsp water
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic clove, crushed
1 heaped tbsp curry powder
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
85g/3oz (a large handful) of frozen peas
250g rice
175g cooked & chopped c…

Simple Bolognese recipe

Simple Bolognese

This is a delicious and simple recipe to make homemade Bolognese sauce – guaranteed to be way better, and cheaper per portion, than buying a pre-made jar from the supermarket. You can serve this with pasta, rice, on a jacket potato, with stir-fried veggies…the possibilities are vast!

Ingredients

2 medium onions, peeled and chopped
1tbsp olive oil
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
500g lean minced beef
90g mushrooms, sliced

6 Money Myths to ponder about this Easter

During the Easter break, it’s easy to stray away from ‘term-time budgeting mode’ and splurge some of your student loan on a holiday or a few heavy nights-out with friends from home. While these are undoubtedly a lot of fun, you could find yourself struggling financially next term and scrambling for money throughout the summer. You may hear other students believing the following money myths – we’re here to advise you to think them through first!

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On the Money

Skills are the currency of 21st century and we need new ways to learn them. Learn when convenient (no schedules), earn rewards, get social, and self-assess to ensure effectiveness

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