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Little unknown tips to help you save

Here’s the how-to on taking control of your money to get through Uni: Slash your food budget! Check what food you’ve got stashed in the cupboard. Then, create a meal plan for the WHOLE week, including snack items. Make dinners that...

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CSU’s Online Shop is open for business

Making your payments to join a club or head to some of the most fun social events on campus just got easier. The first stage of CSU’s Online Shop has now gone live, bringing together all your club payments in one place. You can pay your membership...

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Six tips to prepare for the cost of uni

With Orientation upon us and the start of a brand new academic year, the time is ripe to lock down your budget. This will help you go forward confident you’ve made every effort to take the financial stress out of studying. Here are our six top...

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10 simple spring savings ideas

Living on a student budget can seem like a daily challenge, but with these 10 savvy savings hacks, you can enjoy the spring season with a little more coin in your pocket. 1. Make it a treat and then only on sale. Hit your campus coffee spot during...

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Seven tips for a winning scholarship application

Every year CSU receives more than 8,000 scholarship applications. That’s a lot, right? So within that enormous pile of scholarship applications, how do you make yours stand out from the crowd and get you those well-needed dollars? Well, you don’t...

Simple steps to save money as a student

When it comes to our financial situation, as a student, saving money can seem impossible. How can we buy our textbooks, pay for our broken laptop, keep on top of our student loans, all while trying to maintain a social life and get through our...

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Make your budget go further this session

When you’re studying, picking up extra shifts at work isn’t always the answer to improving your cash flow. It’s important to keep a balance between work, study and life. And you’ll need some ‘me time’ to relax or spend with family and friends too...

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Tips for buying textbooks

Purchasing textbooks can often add up to an expensive shopping trip. The beginning of the session sees students spending a large amount of money on textbooks, so here are some tried and tested strategies to help trim your textbook bill. CSU Library...

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10 hot tips for scholarship success

Accommodation, transport, and textbooks – the inevitable costs that come with study. These fees can add up to an unexpected figure, leaving you with only one option for lunch and dinner: two minute noodles. This is when scholarships and grants come...

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