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Staying on track

Managing your money at university

For many of you, university is the first time you’ll be completely independent – living on your own, deciding what food to eat and of course, managing your own money.

Budgeting is no easy feat, especially if you have no prior experience of managing your own money. You’ll need to consider your income and try to calculate your outgoings; establishing a clear budget will see you through the year without any financial problems.

Here are a list of resources to help you budget successfully;

Student advice and support service

There is lots of information on the Student Advice and Support Service's website including links to apps or budget spreadsheets which you might find useful. They are a free, impartial and confidential service based right here on campus for Loughborough students. To contact them either email them at advice@lboro.ac.uk, telephone them on 01509 222765 or book an appointment and speak with them directly.