Do you need help with budgeting? Download our student_budget_spreadsheet so you can keep monthly tabs on your money. I do this every month without fail.
You will spend at least 3-4 years at university and therefore it’s important you keep control from day one of your finances. The cost of living is increasing and you don’t want to be eating beans on toast every day. (Remember you have to pay for rent, food, utility bills, travel expenses, books and having the occasional night out).