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Sustainable living series: use less

A big part of sustainable living is simply using less. Not only are you likely to save money and time by using less, but you will also look after your health and the health of our planet.  Use less water Water is not an infinite resource. Water...

6 steps to sustainable style

Having an awesome wardrobe doesn’t require having lots of money to spend. The ever-growing sustainable fashion movement doesn’t have to be hard to achieve, you just need to be mindful of your consumption of clothes. To make sure...

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4 platforms that will put your art to work

Whether you’re a full time creative, occasional hobbyist or took a brief dive into abstract poetry that one whimsical summer – there’s a good chance you have a few old projects lying around that could be earning you extra cash...

5 tips for applying for a scholarship

Have you found scholarships that you’re interested in and are not sure how to apply? Here are five easy steps to help you apply: 1. Read up: Read all the criteria and guidelines so you only put effort into applying for the scholarships that...

Smart ways to invest scholarship money

Receiving a scholarship could be of great help to any one of us financially! Studying and working at the same time can be tricky to balance and a few extra funds can go a long way. So, how do you make the most of your scholarship money? 1. Reduce...

How to stretch your student budget

Studying at uni can be a struggle on the old wallet, especially when textbooks, food and living expenses start to add up. Here’s how you can make every dollar count! Your student card While your Charles Sturt student card can get you into...

Life hack: money saving

Everyone knows that students have very small budgets and a single dollar can go a long way for some of us. Here are hacks that I have used to save money on a daily basis: Loyalty cards: Most businesses have loyalty cards for customers that offer a...

Winter warmers on a budget

With the cooler weather well and truly upon us, there is nothing better than a big bowl of comfort food after a day’s study. Soups, casseroles and pasta dishes become a winter staple and the best bit is, they are not only good for your soul but also...

How to make a uni budget in 10 minutes

It might be your first year at Uni or maybe you spent last year running out of money. Either way, getting on top of your finances before Uni starts will make the year a lot less stressful. 1. Make two lists Firstly, make a list for your fixed...

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