Join The Conversation: Student Newsletter End of Year Survey Results 2022

We asked our subscribers to Join The Conversation by sending out an End of Year survey. The answers will help to inform more articles in 2023 and beyond. See the survey results here.

Expert end-of-year money tips for students and graduates

MAS Student Advisers have a wealth of experience helping university students and graduates take control of their finances. See their top tips for young people wanting to smash their money goals.

Manage your mindset

As a student you are likely to be juggling many different study and life responsibilities. At times the multitude of things to do may feel overwhelming. Did you know that your thoughts can either add to the stress, or help you feel more resilient? Find out how to manage your mindset.

So you want off your student loan?

Student loans are both figuratively and literally the price we must pay if we want a higher education. But when the study is over and we’ve thrown our grad cap up in the air, it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to paying it off. Here are some important things you should know about paying off your student loan.

So you want debt free?

Student loans, overdrafts, credit cards, personal credit lines – debts can feel like a dark cloud hanging over your head. Taking control of your debts and making an action plan to tackle them will feel like a weight lifted off your shoulders, so find out more about how to be debt free.

So you want to...go travelling? 

The world is calling and you’re dying to explore – whether it’s the classic London OE, a USA road trip or backpacking through Italy, as much as you’d love to throw caution to the wind and not give your finances a second thought – that’s not the wisest. Travelling as a new graduate is definitely possible, but there are some things you can do to set yourself up financially before you jet off.