In just over one weeks’ time, thousands of students will get their A-level results and for many it signals the start of their university career.
Most students have very low incomes, and there’s a strong likelihood of hefty debts to pay off in the future, so it’s important that they get off to a good start with their finances.
Those in their first year of study – known as ‘freshers’ – are notorious for burning through their student loans before the end of the first term, partly because they lack budgeting experience and because there is so much temptation to spend.
There are always ways to make money go further. Here we share our six top tips for those students set to embark on their university journey next month.