Tip Tuesday: Are you taking advantage of Amazon Student?

  • Amazon Student entitles students to discounts including free one day delivery!
  • All you need is to sign up using your student email address.

IAmazon logof you haven’t heard already, if you’re a university student with an amazon account and a university email address ending in ac.uk then you qualify for Amazon Student. This service will be free to you for 6 months and after this, you can get 50% off an Amazon Prime subscription.

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Tip Tuesday: Getting help with health costs from the NHS

  • The HC2 certificate provided by the NHS entitles you to help with your health costs if you are struggling
  • It entitles you to free prescriptions, dental treatment, sight tests and more


IHC2 certificate close-upt may seem like a bit of a boring tip this week but so things like prescriptions and dental treatments do not come cheap! Especially when you get ill whilst at university and you need prescriptions which cost £8.05 a time or when you need dental treatment which can be pretty pricey. So if you are struggling to pay for your health costs as a student you may be entitled to help with health costs through a HC2 certificate.

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Tip Tuesday: Getting freebies from your favourite brands!

  • Find out how to get freebies from your favourite brands using freebie websites and Facebook
  • From skincare and beauty to food, household products and stationery – what could you get your hands on?


beauty samplesWho doesn’t love a freebie? Often brands have giveaways or competitions where you can be sent sample size (or sometimes full size!) products. Whether it’s food, beauty or stationery,  it’s a great way to try new products before you buy them. Also, the sample sizes come in handy for travelling or using up instead of spending your money! Continue Reading

Tip Tuesday: Keeping organised using free printables.

  • Printable organisation pages are a great way to stay organised on a budget!
  • See a few options such as monthly calendars, weekly planners and meal planners.


Part of a student’s goals is to stay organised and often for me, going into places like Paperchase is a recipe for disaster. There’s all those weekly planner and to-do list pads that I feel will keep me organised  but lets face it a) they’re not cheap and b) they’ll probably end up in a drawer and forgotten about. But, if you prefer to write things down and you find using a notebook uninspiring and not organised enough then there is a free solution.

There are plenty of printable resources online for you to try rather than wasting money on something you may not use! Use monthly calendars to track deadlines, to do lists for the day and perhaps even weekly planners to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Here’s a few great ones:
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8 ways to get fit without spending a penny.

  • Getting fit doesn’t have to be boring or expensive
  • Get fit at home using YouTube, doing your chores and changing how you travel.
  • Look out for freebies and don’t forget to get your friends involved!


Let’s face it being a student isn’t always very healthy. The diet of kebabs and vodka shots combined with the exercise of
dancing in the club isn’t doing your fitness levels much good. But we can’t all afford to pay £200 for a gym membership in Fresher’s week which, let’s be honest, we will use twice at the beginning of term. But fear not! Here is a list of ways even the laziest of students can get fit without spending a penny:

Fitness video and trainers1) YouTube

YouTube has a ton of fitness videos whether you’re looking for cardio, aerobics or fitness advice. Have a search through and create a playlist of your favourite videos to create a routine for yourself. If you fancy getting fit with friends why not find some fitness DVD’s on there- anyone remember this classic Continue Reading