The best way to overcome this is by working out what is affordable and how much can be spent over a certain period.
"Do the maths to know how much you can spend on food and going out each week after the essential costs are paid for," he advises.
By instigating a switch of energy supplier, students may find they are paying less for their gas and electricity so can afford a little more for fun activities.
The BBC reported last month that a survey by Push had revealed the average university debt is soon to reach £25,000 for the first time.
Posted by Richard Eden
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