Like the majority of University Students in the UK, you will be spending your first term of 2021 at the University of Northampton working from… Read More »Moved back home for the January term? What does it mean for me?
Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the entirety of the world. The financial implications of such have been felt by many, but especially by University… Read More »A Covid-19 Hardship Fund is now available for all eligible University of Northampton Students.
The Coronavirus pandemic has changed everyday life dramatically – it’s a very confusing and anxious time for many, and although the primary focus is health, there is likely to be an impact on money too.
However, we have compiled some Frequently Asked Questions which can help if you have any queries about finances during this time.Read More »Coronavirus and student finance – FAQs
At our recent Money Week event, we asked students for their top money-saving tips in exchange for one of our useful (and attractive) branded lunch-bags – here are the most popular tips* grouped by topic, and a few of our favourites too:Read More »Top 10 money-saving tips from students, and the best of the rest
As part of our Money Week event (10 – 14 February 2020), we’re giving away 12oz (340g) glass jars for our competition to win a fitness tracker – simply create a ‘Meal in a Jar’, send us a photo with your recipe through either Facebook or Instagram (further Terms and Conditions apply).
If you’d like some inspiration, you’ve come to the right place – here is our guide to making a simple, quick and easy ‘salad in a jar’, packed with layers of colour and flavour.Read More »How to make a salad in a jar
We hope you are enjoying your studies at the University of Northampton, but we know that many students have problems managing their money, especially at the Autumn mid-term point – which if not resolved can negatively affect both your ability to get the most out of your course and student life in general.
The next Maintenance loan payment is not due to hit bank accounts until early January, so if you’re currently feeling a little short or wondering how to stretch your finances over the next two months, here are seven steps you can take now:Read More »Seven steps to take if you’re worried about money
University may be the first time you’ve needed to manage your money – and getting into good habits with your bank account can help.
We have produced a two-part guide to getting the most out of your bank account: part one – which looks at choosing a student bank account, checking your balance regularly, and limiting transfers – can be found here; part two – understanding overdrafts, checking unnecessary spending, having two bank accounts, and where to find further support – is below.Read More »Getting the most out of your bank account – part two
University may be the first time you’ve needed to manage your own money – and getting into good habits with your bank account can help. Although we can’t tell you who to bank with or guarantee that your balance will always be in credit, we can advise you on how to take simple steps to make the most of your account – and your money – with our two-part guide.Read More »Getting the most out of your bank account – part one
Welcome to the University of Northampton! Whether you’re a new or returning student, we hope you have a fantastic experience studying with us at Waterside. Money can be a cause of concern for students, but the Financial Guidance team are here to help; here is our checklist to help you get into good habits early when managing your money:Read More »Welcome to University (2019/20)
Whether you are starting university for the first time or continuing on your course this Autumn, there are several simple ways in which you can manage your finances more effectively– so you can focus on your studies and enjoy the opportunities university offers, rather than worrying about money!
Even if you struggled with money last year, it’s not too late to start afresh for the upcoming year – all it takes is a little time dedicated to planning ahead.
Here are our five ways to get ready financially for university:Read More »Five ways to get financially ready for university!