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How to earn some money being a student at University of Nottingham?

Big welcome back after Christmas break! I hope you had an amazing time! January is the time of the year when most of us are making some New Year’s resolutions. We are happy to be exposed to new experiences and generally more open to new possibilities. One of the common New Year’s resolutions is also …

5 Best Places To Use Your Meal Card

Let’s just say the quality of food in halls… varies. And by the end of the year, even the ever reliable theme nights will start to turn your stomach, so it’s vital for your survival that you make full use of your glorious £27 meal card. However, it can often take a full year to …

Choosing a Summer Job

Most students will find themselves looking for work over the summer vacation period, if they don’t already have a job. The benefits of working during this free time are obvious – money, experience, something to take away the boredom. After all, there’s only so many days of Netflix anybody can realistically handle. But how do …

5 money saving tips to help fuel summer fun

Summer is fast approaching – though you might not be able to tell on account of the frosty mornings and wet weather of late. Whether you’re a fresher or a postgrad, chances are you’re starting to think about making some plans to lap up some sun in a new and exciting place. But woe betide …

Ways to Save Money at University

Budget: Simple but it works. Work out how much money you have to spend on accommodation, food, uni supplies, entertainment etc and stick to it. Give yourself an allowance to stop yourself falling into a cycle of drifting in and out of your over draft, it will save you the stress of being broke as …

How to live the ‘not-so-broke’ student life

If you ask someone what they want most out of life, you’ll get a whole variety of answers. Love. Happiness. Education. Travel. But if you ask a university student what we want most out of our lives (as of right now, at least) and we’ll all say the same thing; money. Whether you’re saving for …

Interested in blogging about your life as a student?

Are you keen to share your experience, boost your CV and earn money by blogging for your University? Get paid £6.70 (plus holiday pay) an hour to write about your life as a student. Blogs will be aimed at fellow UoN students, and will usually focus on life outside the lecture theatre, what Nottingham students …

Caffeine on campus

Although I’m the only one in my student house who revels in the delights of a hot beverage (I know, ridiculous!), the queues on campus at various outlets indicate I’m not alone. This week I’m balancing all the elements of a student coffee experience (well, mainly whether it’s cheap and if it tastes nice) to …

How to Make Cards Without Money

A friend’s birthday is an inevitability; the more friends you have the greater the chance of upcoming birthdays. Now you will need to find some kind of offering to present them with – a token, a symbol of your friendship and an unspoken contract that they’d better get you something when it’s your turn. So is …

December cognitive dissonance – aka, me not making my mind up

Do you know when that coursework is for? Excellent – the last week of term is aaaages away Calendar check….wait a second?! Everything is due next week! Must remember to breathe.     Inhale.     Exhale.      Inhale.      Exhale But…that means it’s Christmas soon! Eating good food, family time, church, celebration …