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Student credit cards: are they ever a good idea?

Student credit cards: are they ever a good idea?

Should cash-strapped students turn to credit cards? We look at seven cards designed for students and weigh up their pros and cons against mainstream credit cards, overdrafts and 'buy-now-pay-later' schemes.

Student finance 2020: what first-time students need to know

Student finance 2020: what first-time students need to know

Student loans can be scary. Here's how to apply, how repaying the debt works and calculating if you'll get enough to live on. We also explain where to find financial help and what to watch out for with student bank accounts.

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What to pack for university

What to pack for university

Every parent wants their child to have the best possible start at university – and part of that is making sure they’ve packed everything they’ll need to settle in smoothly....

Parents skipping holidays to fund their child’s university costs

Parents skipping holidays to fund their child’s university costs

Holidays and other luxury spending are on the chopping block for parents preparing to financially support their child at university, according to new Which? research. In a survey of 846...

Is student housing too expensive?

Is student housing too expensive?

The average price of student housing has increased by almost a third over the last six years - find out how much it costs to be a student.

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Revealed: uni course costs not covered by tuition fees

Revealed: uni course costs not covered by tuition fees

Students reveal the bite that common course costs took out of their budget, plus the odd and unexpected costs they're specific subject threw up.

Nine quick money-saving tips for students

Nine quick money-saving tips for students

From student discounts to savvy supermarket shopping, we’ve cherry-picked our favourite money-saving tips to help you stretch that student loan.

Students struggling to juggle university living costs

Students struggling to juggle university living costs

Where students choose to study in the country might set them back over £5,000 in living costs, according to new findings from Which? University. Unsurprisingly, London was pegged as the...

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Students find managing finances as stressful as exams

Students find managing finances as stressful as exams

With the student finance deadline looming for prospective university students, Which? research has revealed that managing finances is as much of a headache for students as exams. In a survey of more...

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