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Student Survival Guide: Summing up your finances

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Being financially savvy as a student is crucial if you're to avoid a horrible debt hangover when your course comes to an end. Here are eight things every young person should know about money before heading off into higher education.

Student finance: Is the price right?

Accommodation is a big part of any student's budget – and some university towns are cheaper than others. Kevin Rawlinson reports

Student finance: 'Just smile and enjoy it'

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Student finance: Cut to the chase: Get value from your overdraft

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Student finance: Why the money matters

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Student finance: A ticket to learn: How to find a bursary

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Your finances in the balance

Keep an eye on your income and spending and you’ll find it much easier to manage your money

Listings: things you ought to know about

Finding your way, hearing them play and feeling OK

Calls for a 'fairer' student bursary system

A national bursary scheme should be established to ensure that all disadvantaged university students receive the financial help they need, an independent think tank said today.

Student finance: find an account you can bank on

It may seem the least of your worries when starting a new life at university, but picking the right bank account could prove critical a few years down the line.

Student finance: a balanced equation

Most students get into debt, but a few simple budgeting sums can ensure things don’t get out of hand, says Amy McLellan
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