Researching scholarships and bursaries, finding part-time jobs, and making the most of your money.


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How to find and apply to scholarships

Worried about tuition costs? We’ve got you covered! Scholarships are a great way to help pay for your education.

 
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Five ways to make quick cash

Saving for university is a struggle most students know all too well. Regardless of whether you’re in high school or university, here are five (and totally legal) ways to come up with cash fast.

 
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How to get a summer job

Summer is many people’s favourite time of year. The stress of school is usually far away, the weather is warm, and the days are longer. It’s also a great opportunity to work and make some cash!

 
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How to save money as a student

Do you want to know what one of the most useful skills you can have in first year is? Saving money. Here are nine tips to help you save money now and in university.

 
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Tips for paying for university

Like many students, Miguel paid for first year through a combination of savings from a summer job, student loans, entrance scholarships, and an RESP (Registered Education Savings Plan).

 

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