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Managing your budget

The principles of budgeting are simple, but may be hard to put into practice. There is plenty of advice available, but it is all based on the same simple statement: do not spend more than you can afford

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European students in the UK

The UK is a magnet for students from Continental Europe, with almost 140,000 coming from EU-member states to study at UK higher education institutions in 2017/18

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Contacting home

When you’re in the UK, you’ll want to hear the voices of your friends and family back home. Or at least be able to communicate with them and find out what’s going on in each other’s lives

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Adjusting to life in the UK

The UK is a great place to live as well as study. It is a vibrant, fun multicultural country with beautiful scenery, historic sights and some of the best museums, art galleries and cinemas in the world