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Advice and support on saving money and managing your finances.
With utilities bills, inflation and other costs of living all on the rise, it’s a tough time to be a student – so knowing what support is available, and how to make your money go further, is more important than ever.
This new page we’ve put together for you brings all of the support and advice we’re able to offer into a single place – so whether you’re looking for ways to save money, manage your budget, get help, or even find meals to make on a budget, this is the place to start.
How much does it cost to live as a student in Southampton?
UCAS offers a useful living costs calculator, to help you budget.
A budget might not be the most exciting thing, but it’s a great way to help keep your finances under control
Student cards, discounts, picking the right supermarket – explore your options with this UCAS guide
Part-time jobs aren’t just a way to earn while you learn – they look great on your CV too
Part of our 52 Things to Do course on getting ready for uni, check out our advice and student tips on financing your studies, discounts and how to make the most out of your cash.
If circumstances are getting in the way of your studies, our Student Hub is here to help.
From hardship grants and emergency loans to essential advice, our funding teams can help you manage your finances.
Money problems can have a big impact on your wellbeing. We offer mental health and other support.
Our executive chef, Mel has put together some tasty, healthy, and - most importantly - affordable meals for students to make on a budget. Watch her videos to learn how to make them and for tips on how to get the most out of what's in your fridge.
How to make budget-friendly pasta and nachos
How to make budget-friendly tuna pasta
How to make budget-friendly fritatta
How to make budget-friendly chickpea and lentil dhal