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Smart Banking for Students

When people talk about student banking they tend to just focus on one thing: that all-important zero percent interest overdraft. But there’s a whole range of banking options that students can take advantage of and make money from. Here are some of our top tips for clever student banking:

Tutoring: a Nice Little Earner

A great (and very rewarding) way to make money as a student is to tutor other younger students in the subject you’re studying.  Arjmand, a postgraduate student at the University of Nottingham, tutors younger students English. She says it really makes you feel involved with your university, and as though you’re giving something back. Why…

Student Bank Accounts

Most of the major high street banks offer a student account with varying advantages and rates. The following article illustrates what overdrafts are available and other benefits on offer. The Cooperative Bank: Student Current Account Website: The Cooperative Bank offers a £1400 guaranteed 0% interest overdraft in the first year, followed by a guaranteed…

Formal Financial Support Available to Students

With fees set to dramatically rise, thinking about possible financial support at university has never been more important. There are many options for financial support, especially if your household income is less than £25,000, and the government is also introducing new bursary and scholarship schemes to help offset the effect of the fees rise. Make…