Best tech gadgets for students is a paid collaborative post with Very.co.uk as part of their Back to University campaign. With student loans reducing and the cost of living increasing it is important to choose what tech gadgets you take to university wisely. You want to ensure that they are fit for purpose and will also survive the heavy usage that they will take during your time studying.
Do I need a TV Licence at university and other important questions is a paid collaborative post with TV Licence (TVL) for their Uni Checklist. We have been challenged to take part in the TVL Family Quiz – The Student Edition and with one son at university and the other in his second year of A Levels and applying for university, this couldn’t have come at a better time for us as a family. Attending university is a massive step for parents and children, and I know I am a little concerned. Not about the coursework or anything academic but more about laundry, food, and general wellbeing!
Budgeting Tips for University Students is a paid collaborative post with HSBC who have just completed new research with students that have shown that over half of all British students say financial concerns are having a negative impact on their mental health and 45% have switched choice of university because of worries about the cost of living. As a parent of a soon-to-be University student, I find this really concerning, but more so the fact that nearly half (46%) the student population say they don’t feel they’ve had enough education on how to budget.
University open days are a great way to help your son or daughter decide which university to choose. They can be somewhat overwhelming and also not all open days are created equally, so in order to help your child get the most out of their visit, we have put together this guide from a parent’s perspective. A lot of people ask if visiting potential universities is worthwhile, personally, I feel that by exploring the campus and surrounding areas my child is better placed to determine whether they can really see themselves studying there for at least the next three years. They can also get a good understanding of the courses offered. […]