Students face a “perilous way of life”…

Just when your thoughts were on getting the exam results and moving students into the next stage of their studies, a warning about making sure they can manage student debt comes from Nigel Boobier, an insolvency practitioner with Osborne Clarke in Bristol. He does mention the fact that many students do not have the skills necessary to manage their finances when they go onto study and can get into financial difficulties. Read more on what he says here
In fairness there is help available to guide students in this area, both beforehand in various publications and information but also during the induction week and at the freshers fair support for managing finances is offered. It might sound boring to any young person, but it is worth checking on the basics and make sure  budgeting skills and financial ability is equal to the task.


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