Student finance

Student finance help and advice

10 articles to help with student finance, including information about tuition fees, living costs, student budgets and student debt in different countries

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7 tips for applying to top universities in England and the United States

Admissions tutors at top universities in the US and the UK share insights with Anna Mountford-Zimdars about how to get into an elite institution

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Why you should make friends with admin staff

Making friends with administrative staff at university can give you new opportunities you didn't know existed.

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11 most common opening lines in Ucas personal statements

Thousands of applicants used exactly the same phrases to open their Ucas personal statement in 2015.

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A guide to university rankings for international students

A look at the different international university rankings and why students would want to use each, including the World University Rankings, reputation rankings, subject rankings, 150 Under 50 and regional rankings.

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Mobile phone apps to help students

Five mobile apps for both iPhone and Android to help with productivity, organisation and study techniques at university.

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What to expect at university

University is different from school in nearly every way, but this is how you can prepare for the change

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How to deal with pressure at university

A soon-to-be graduate student offers her tips to manage stress and pressure during exams, thesis work or university applications