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Student Places Top Tips on Budgeting for Students

Student Places Top Tips on Budgeting for Students

Student Places Top Tips on Budgeting for Students Find a student bank account with an interest-free overdraft ? This is essential but remember that the overdraft is just a safety net for any short-term cash-flow problems. It is also best to steer clear from credit...

How to Make the Most of Your Student Loan

How to Make the Most of Your Student Loan

How to Make the Most of Your Student Loan Figure out your income? Start by figuring out what your expected income is. It’s best to work this out monthly, as it’s easier to work out your budget in smaller increments. This can be from your student loan (divide the...

Reasons why private housing is better than halls

Reasons why private housing is better than halls

Reasons why private housing is better than halls Where you live whilst you are studying is a major part of the university experience. Are you sick of paying expensive campus accommodation, queuing for the shower and awkward kitchen small talk? Private housing might be...

Starting uni this year? Here is what you should know

Starting uni this year? Here is what you should know

Starting uni this year? Here is what you should know Dipping your toe into the world of higher learning is pretty daunting. But fear not, on the Student Places website, you’ll find loads of information – from what will happen in your first year of uni to how to get...

How to get your student deposit back in full

How to get your student deposit back in full

How to get your student deposit back in full Hands up who’s ever had a sleepless night worrying about when, and if, you’ll get back the deposit you paid for your home? Making sure you get your deposit back is easy. In fact, last year 99% of our tenants received theirs...

Best part-time jobs for students

Best part-time jobs for students

Best part-time jobs for students?Tuition fees, food, rent, utilities, books, clothes… your student loan will only take you so far. There are numerous ways to make money as a student, but there's no substitute for a good part-time job. If time allows, you may be...

Which questions should I ask during a viewing?

Which questions should I ask during a viewing?

Which questions should I ask during a viewing?Student accommodation viewings are essential to finding the right home for the year ahead. So, what should be at the top of your “to ask” list when you’re at the viewing? We’ve got one or two ideas which will help you to...

Your guide to fees and charges: what to pay and when?

Your guide to fees and charges: what to pay and when?

Your guide to fees and charges: what to pay and when? Any costs that are incurred from managing your tenancy are handled by your landlord but there are some things you may have to fork out for along the way. To help you to budget effectively, we’ve created this handy...

What to look for when renting a student house?

What to look for when renting a student house?

What to look for when renting a student house?Finding your first student home is exciting, however, it can be tricky to know where to centre your search. It can sometimes feel a little overwhelming diving into the rental market for the first time. It can sometimes...

How to find Uni flatmates?

How to find Uni flatmates?

How to find Uni flatmates? It can be tricky to find suitable housemates for your student housing. Your friends – as much as you may like them – may not make the perfect housemates. So, if you’re an individual looking for like-minded people to share with, where do you...