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University challenged? Check out our finance tips!

University challenged? Check out our finance tips!

Category: Students

Updated: 12/01/2018
First Published: 16/08/2012

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Hundreds of thousands of A-level students will receive their exam results today, with plans to move onto university in the autumn.

Whilst moving away from home for the first time can be a daunting prospect, it can also prove expensive for both students and parents. The total cost of going to university can escalate into the thousands, with tuition fees, bills and travelling expenses all adding up.

Many banks and building societies offer accounts designed specifically for students, although it is important to look at interest rates and charges rather than be swayed by incentives such as discount vouchers and cash back.

For a tips on surviving student life on a budget, check out our student finance guide!

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