Writer Profile: Sam

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Sam is studying English Literature at University of Manchester and joined Save The Student in November 2011. He has written previously for North West digital marketing agency LSS Interactive and wants to gain more journalistic experience here at Save The Student.

He s an avid reader and writer and also enjoys travelling and urban landscape photography.

Sam's Contributions

10 ways to earn money working abroad this summer


Top tips for students looking to work abroad this summer. If you are looking to get employment overseas then this article has a host of ideas as well as what you can expect.

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16 simple ways to get cheaper flights


Read this article to save money on airfares as a student when booking your summer holiday including some insider tips on luggage, booking times and student flight discounts.

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How to get a student exemption on council tax


How to get student council tax exemption. Make sure you aren’t being billed for something that you don’t have to pay.

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Getting a TV licence refund

TV Licence Refund

Students are eligible for a TV licence refund for the months that they are not watching TV in their accommodation. Find out how to get a refund here.

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Government To Scrap Plan For Loan Repayment Penalty

Sam gives us the low down on Government plans to scrap a scheme that charges students who choose to repay their student loans early.

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Turn your old mobile phone into cash


Make the most money from selling your old mobile by using these tips. You could get up to £100 more than you thought.

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The truth about payday loans (and the alternatives)


We take a look at the growing trend of payday loan companies targeting students and why you should avoid them at all costs.

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UK University To Open Thailand Campus

UK University To Open Thailand Campus

UCLAN is set to be the first UK university to open a university campus in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand.

Sam has all the latest info on the proceedings.

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Loan Company Wonga Slammed For Targeting Students


Wonga has been heavily criticised for attempting to target students with their high interest loans.

Fortunately the page has now been removed amid the anger.

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How to be a mystery shopper


A guide on how mystery shopping can make you money with very little effort. Sam takes a look at his personal experiences and shows you how to get started as a mystery shopper.

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9 myths about tuition fees

Lifetime of debt

We expose and debunk the most common myths about the new student finance system.

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Students turning to prostitution


The NUS has reported that more and more students are turning to prostitution in order to fund the rising costs in education.

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