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National Student Money Week runs between the Monday 06 – Friday 10 February. Students’ Unions all over the country are running events to give you tips and advice on how to stretch those pennies a little bit further. Whether it is by planning your food shop by using a list or opening a separate bank account to help you save – we’re interested in hearing what you do, so we can share ideas to other students. Tweet us your best ideas @Union_Soton.
But that’s not all. We’ll be travelling around the different campuses, holding competition and advice stalls full … Read the rest
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The summer term kicks off tomorrow – but it’s not officially summer until you’ve had a BBQ!
That’s right: the annual WSA End of Term BBQ is back on 02 June.
We’ve got lots of surprises in store for you, including some amazing entertainment and, of course, plenty of good Barbie grub!
So save the date and make sure you don’t miss out on one of the highlight events in the WSA Calendar.
Tickets will be coming to the WSA Cafe very soon!… Read the rest
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Welcome to the second installment in our three-part blog series about how you can save money in Southampton. Last week, we looked at how to save money on shopping/food and this time, we are going to impart our wisdom about how to save energy on your house. Both good for the planet and your wallet, these tips are not to be missed! If you’ve got any advice that you think would help other students, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.
Saving Energy Around the House
– Get leaky taps fixed, if your taps are constantly … Read the rest
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Cycling has become an increasingly popular way of getting across campus. It’s free, good exercise and you’re looking after the environment at the same time! To help you out and encourage you to keep on cycling safely, Road Cycling Club (SURC) has been busy raising over £8,000 to fund public bike maintenance stands for you to use across the University.
The stands are set to be installed at Highfield and Boldrewood campuses, to give the public free access to bike maintenance tools and a tyre pump. The University’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) already has bike maintenance stands located across the … Read the rest
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We understand that saving is the last thing on students’ minds, but for some students particularly mature students and those who are graduating this year, may be thinking about the next step. If you have been considering saving to buy your first home, we have some information about the “Help to Buy ISA” scheme that may help you along the way.
Here’s what you need to know:
How Does It Work?
A “Help to Buy: ISA” scheme will help you in saving to buy your first home with a
helpful government boost of 25%, up to a maximum of … Read the rest
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