By Lucy Tobin
A advisor to Uni existence is an upbeat and fascinating advisor ebook to all points of collage existence. It covers every thing from surviving freshers' week to learning on your finals and contains counsel and suggestion on how you can celebrate and remain fit all through your college lifestyles. Lucy Tobin - a up to date graduate herself - supplies new or power scholars a true perception into what uni existence can be like and the way to make it the easiest adventure you could and accomplish a super measure in addition. the writer courses new scholars during the collage adventure in a pleasant approach with no being condescending or pretending that every one you're there for is to fasten your self within the library! scholars can fairly get the easiest out in their time in better schooling with this beneficial and enjoyable book.
Written by means of a up to date graduate, A advisor to Uni lifestyles bargains a special standpoint on the best way to juggle learning, having enjoyable and fending off funds problems via a person who has simply lived throughout the event themselves and will go on plenty of convenient counsel and suggestion for brand new or strength scholars.
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But it’s only a ‘free’ overdraft if you pay back the money before the time limit comes in. Some important things to remember if you do opt to have an overdraft: don’t go ‘above’ the overdraft – that is, don’t borrow more than the amount the bank has said is your limit. If you do, they’ll start charging you hefty overdraft fees. My flatmate once arranged to pay our whole house’s electricity bill from her account. But she forgot to ask us for the money before the electricity people took the money from her account.
Here you have a rough figure of the money you’ll need to survive a year at uni. Let’s call it ‘x’, since I haven’t used that phrase since year 10 algebra, and it makes us all feel clever. Then add up the total funds you’re going to have – the first column – and deduct that figure ‘x’. You might want to consider putting these in order of preference, so if you’re obsessed with not wearing glasses, then spending money on contact lenses will be more important to you than, say, running a car. I was always rubbish at maths, so here is that budgeting formula again: First work out total available funds, then minus the cost of essentials.
Check with your university and old school, as these depend on things like subjects, results, etc. A few of my friends at various unis won bursaries after amazing first-year exam results. ’ Henry, 19, Bristol Making friends with the bank: getting an overdraft Newspapers, friends, family – they will all tell you to choose a student bank account based on its overdraft rather than its freebie. And I know sometimes piggy bank-shaped stress balls can be really, really desirable. And I know that practicalsounding freebies can be an ever bigger draw – for ages, NatWest has been offering a free 16–25 railpass, offering proper discounts on rail travel.
A Guide to Uni Life: The One Stop Guide to What University is REALLY Like by Lucy Tobin