Dealing with Student Loan Debt After University

I know this isn’t something you want to think about right now. I graduated almost 10 years ago and I still don’t want to think about my student loan debt. But as adults we need to. We need to be responsible with our money. Graduating from university is a major step. It brings a good-paying Read More …

Student Grants Now Loans: What Does This Mean for You?

Student grants in the UK have now been changed to student loans. It was that parting gift from George Osborne that nobody tried to block. We’ve known it was coming, but it didn’t feel real until today. You know all that, but what does it actually mean for you? Well, really, it depends on whether Read More …

10 Top Tips to Stretch Your Student Loan

Your student loan needs to last you for the whole year. If you’re in Scotland, it’s paid monthly for nine months of the year, but in England it’s paid in three lump sums across the year. Budgeting is essential. You can stretch your student loan with these top 10 tips. Get Your Council Tax Discount Read More …

10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Student Loan

Your student loan is your financial lifeline at university. It helps to cover various costs, including rent, stationary and socialising. Making the most of it is essential. Some student loans are paid monthly, while helps to limit the overspending at the start. However, some are paid in lump sums at the start of each term. Read More …

Student Finance: Scottish Awards Agency Makes Changes to Their Loans

Since it’s coming up to reapplying for student loans, it’s important to cover a major change to the way the Scottish student loans system will work. As of the study year 2013-2014, the SAAS are making some major changes for all students who apply for financial help, whether they’re studying full-time or part-time. These changes Read More …