Student homes Loughborough

The Top 5 Student Pubs Near Loughborough University

 Moving away from home to university can bring about a whole new world of opportunities, from learning to live on your own, trying new things, making friends and typically lots of trips to the local pub. Whilst your studies are the most important element of the university experience, the nightlife is a big part of university culture, with most students spending their time in and out of the pub.  Loughborough is the perfect central location for a night out on the town. The market town allows for easy access to entertainment nightlife and the neighbouring cities of Leicester and Nottingham. Whether you are a fresher looking for your new local or a third-year trying to make your way through Loughborough’s finest pubs, bars and clubs before graduation, there’s something for every Loughborough student.    The Top 5 Student Pubs Near Loughborough University      Loughborough Students’ Union   Loughborough’s student union is one of the biggest and best in the UK. The union is unique amongst other UK universities, as the premises are owned by the students themselves. With its own pizzeria, club, pub and bar, you can’t go wrong with a night out at Loughborough’s Student Union. Much of the union is open […]

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Managing Money

Financial Experts Reveal Their Top Tips for Managing Money at University

For most students, going to university will be your first real experience of living independently. But although it’s generally smooth sailing for most students, there are often some teething issues – especially when it comes to finances! You’ve suddenly got a big chunk of money in the form of your student loan, and it’s very tempting to blow it all in the first few weeks of the semester and leave yourself destitute. This New Year, we’re sure many students want to get a better grip on their finances. Whether it’s Fresher’s Week regret, a worryingly large overdraft, or just the feeling that you seriously need a budget, we’ve got you covered. We’ve got in touch with 14 experts on money and student life, and have asked them to share their top tips and insights on managing money whilst at university. From better planned food shops, to managing bank accounts, and planning student budgets, these tips cover everything you need to know. Take a look below and read through all their fantastic suggestions. Camille Dupont | Head of Creatives at www.thenationalstudent.com “Write down what you spend so that you can see exactly where your money goes. And actually do check your bank […]

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