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.

5 tips on how to successfully budget

Student advice and support service

If you’re struggling or you are in debt, speak to the Student Advice and Support Service's team

There is lots of information on their 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, telephone them on 01509 222765 or book an appointment and speak with them directly.