Student Life

What you need to know about studying in the UK

Coming to study in the UK? Here’s what you need to know about being an international student in the UK, and what international student insurance you might need.

Protecting your student home on holiday

Heading home for the holidays? Protect your student home with these 5 handy safety tips.

Identity fraud: What it is and how to stop it happening to you

Online scams are big business for fraudsters. But what is identity fraud, and how do you protect yourself from it? Read our 9 tips for identity fraud protection.

7 simple tips for student cooking

Although you may not be a gourmet chef (yet), there are lots of easy ways to cook cheap, delicious meals at uni. Read our top tips.

8 things to think about when you buy a new gadget

Buying yourself (or someone else) a new gadget this Christmas? Here are the 8 things you should think about when you buy a new gadget.

5 ways to look after your laptop

Have a hard time keeping your laptop ticking over? Here are 5 tips for laptop maintenance.

10 ways to beat student stress

Read our top 10 tips on how to beat stress during your time at university so you can enjoy being independent and responsible for your own finances.

10 tips for living on a student budget

It might not sound like the most exciting way to spend an evening, but budgeting your money is probably one of the most important things you need to do when you start university. Read our 10 tips for living on a student budget.

10 gadgets to streamline your student life

It’s no secret that university is a busy time, but taking some simple gadgets with you could help to streamline your life. To help you figure out which gadgets you might want at uni, here’s our top 10.

5 ways to use your smartphone at university

Couldn’t imagine life without your smartphone? Here are 5 ways to use your smartphone at university that you might not have thought of.

What to expect from your student journey

Not sure what to expect from your final summer before university? Then check out this handy infographic about the journey of a student, from A-level results day all the way through to your uni arrivals day!

What's the value of your student room?

It only takes a second to lose or break your mobile phone. But do you know how much your gadgets and possessions are actually worth? Check out this infographic to find out the true value of your student room.

10 tips for settling into a new city

Whether you’ve moved away from your home town because you’re starting university or to embark on a new career, the prospect of settling into a whole new city can seem like a daunting one. Here are 10 tips to help you settling into your new city.

10 ways to use TOTUM

TOTUM is a must-have for students heading off to university, costing just £12 a year. Here are 10 ways to use TOTUM, powered by NUS extra.

A Parent's Guide To Gap Years

Helping the kids plan a gap year? Use our parent's guide to gap years to stay on budget and keep the kids safe while they're having the time of their lives.

The Student Guide to Cycling in Cities

It’s important for student cyclists to keep safety at the forefront of their minds when commuting to university each day. Here are 10 tips to stay safe while cycling around your student city.

Getting A New Phone With New For Old

What is New for Old? Losing your mobile phone is far from ideal, which is why we have processes in place to help you get reconnected.

Top Mobile Phone Insurance FAQs

Got questions about mobile phone insurance policies? Do you need one? We’ve put together our top FAQs and answers to help you decide.