How to write a great CV

Applying for a job? Follow our complete guide to creating a killer CV and hugely increase your chances of getting hired. Putting together the perfect CV might seem like a daunting task, but with our shiny template and some pointers on what to include, you’ll be done in no time at all. Get yourself comfortable […]

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37 money saving resources

Want to hack saving money? Get your mitts on our favourite money saving resources and watch the pounds stack up! 10 years of Save the Student has given us plenty of experience with all sorts of useful tools, apps and websites when it comes to saving money. Lots are good, lots are not. We’ve distilled […]


Student grants, bursaries and scholarships

£1,000s of funding is missed out on each year by students who don’t even know that they’re eligible for it. Find out whether you could be due any extra financial support… If your only plan for paying for uni involves a Student Loan and an impending sense of doom, you’re missing out! There’s a treasure trove […]

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The best paid online survey websites

There are dozens of market research companies recruiting new members from around the world. They rely on people like you sharing opinions – from Donald Trump to the latest phone – and offer money and rewards in return. But be careful! Many aren’t legit and never pay out. We’ve used, reviewed and ranked 21 of […]

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Student lives on £800 yacht to save on rent

We love hearing money saving stories from students. But Joe’s story has to take the biscuit! Do you struggle to find the money for a deposit, or simply hate the idea of throwing money at landlords? Perhaps it’s the 8am inspections and viewings that ruffle your feathers. Well, consider taking a leaf out of Joe […]


7 basic tax facts every student needs to know

Getting to grips with tax can save you money and boost your student finances – we’re here to show you how. Think you’ll wait until you’ve graduated to figure out this tax stuff? You could be missing a trick. Knowing how tax works can help you maximise your earnings, get more from your savings, and ensure […]

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How to start a website in 20 minutes

Disclosure: Some links are affiliated so we may earn commission on referring you to a service. There’s no extra cost to you, but does support our site and could entitle you to exclusive offers. I’ve been a website developer for more than 14 years, so I’ve learnt the easiest methods for starting a new website […]


16 Student Finance myths debunked

Student Finance is complicated enough as it is, so it doesn’t help matters when misinformation is constantly being thrown around the place. In our Student Money Survey this year, we found that a half of students don’t understand their Student Loan agreement, and over half worry about paying it back. Arming yourself with the facts when […]

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How to get cashback online

Wouldn’t it be great if you could earn money back every time you bought something online? Oh wait, you can! And we could be talking big bucks… It might sound like a crazy idea, but some brands will actually pay you cash if you buy something from them by going via an external website first. […]


Best tax-free cash ISAs for students

Want to boost your savings? Getting yourself a tax-free cash ISA is a surefire way to make some extra cash, and they’re super easy to set up. Here’s your beginner’s guide! According to our National Student Money Survey, 74% of you have at least some money in your savings – and if you’re one of them, […]