Let’s get the obvious out the way: university life is expensive. In fact, it can be very expensive. Between expensive textbooks, grocery shopping, public transport tickets and everything else, it’s no wonder uni students are notorious for being broke. Whilst all of these costs may seem overwhelming, there are always some nifty things you can do to reduce spending.
We’ve put together a list of seven money-saving tips that’ll minimise your spending and generally help you be more wise with your cash flow.
- Load Up on Freebies
Who doesn’t love a freebie? You may not realise that a lot of things come free with your university fees, including access to student clubs, health and wellness services, libraries and campus entertainment. Whatever it is, make sure you make the most of university freebies – this even includes scoring free sausages at the daily free BBQS on campus.
If you’re after entertainment on the cheap, there are sure to be a few free gigs near you, covering everything from live music to carnivals and festivals. Alternatively, many museums and art galleries across Australia are free to visit, so do your research thoroughly and keep your options open when planning day-off activities. Continue Reading