A Guide to Uni Life: The One Stop Guide to What University by Lucy Tobin

By Lucy Tobin

A consultant to Uni existence is an upbeat and interesting consultant e-book to all features of collage existence. It covers every thing from surviving freshers' week to learning on your finals and contains information and recommendation on find out how to have a good time and remain fit all through your college lifestyles. Lucy Tobin - a contemporary graduate herself - provides new or strength scholars a true perception into what uni lifestyles might be like and the way to make it the easiest event you could and accomplish a super measure besides. the writer courses new scholars in the course of the college adventure in a pleasant means with out being condescending or pretending that each one you're there for is to fasten your self within the library! scholars can particularly get the easiest out in their time in better schooling with this beneficial and interesting book.

Written through a up to date graduate, A advisor to Uni existence deals a distinct standpoint on easy methods to juggle learning, having enjoyable and warding off cash issues through an individual who has simply lived in the course of the adventure themselves and will go on plenty of convenient information and suggestion for brand spanking new or power scholars.

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The student has allowed more spending at the beginning, when he or she is spending more on books, going out and buying staples at the supermarket. ) Travel Total £20 £21 £11 £32 £21 £12 £9 £12 £20 £18 £15 £20 £16 £18 £25 £15 £101 £110 £78 £103 £98 £91 £77 £81 To really break it down, you could then divide the amounts by the number of weeks you’re at uni, to help you to work out how much you should be spending every week. Once you start uni, your priorities might change or estimations differ, so it’s a good idea to write down all your spending and earnings for the first few weeks – that way, your next budgeting session will be more accurate – don’t stick to one for your whole uni career.

Indd 51 8/6/09 4:01:38 PM TIP A GUIDE TO UNI LIFE ‘Look up car sharing on uni noticeboards. It’s great if you’re not living on campus – I’m at Bath uni; instead of paying £8 a week on the bus, I now spend £3 a week in petrol contributions to a fellow student. ’ James, 20, Bath coach discount pass too. In London, buses are cheaper than the Tube, and if you’re a student at a lot of unis you’ll also be eligible for a free student Oyster card, giving you discounted Tube travel cards, so ask your local Tube station for an application form.

An overdraft is the ‘minus money’ in your account. So if you only have £20 in your bank account and go and buy a Topshop coat for £80, you’ll be £60 overdrawn. If you have an account without an overdraft facility, the bank will charge you money for ‘borrowing’ that £60 from them. But if you do (and many student accounts will let you have overdrafts of £1,000ϩ, with the overdraft amount usually growing every year that you’re at uni), then you won’t have to pay a penny for borrowing that cash. But it’s only a ‘free’ overdraft if you pay back the money before the time limit comes in.

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