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Managing money on a student budget

Managing money on a student budget

For many students, the first time the maintenance loan hits it is the first significant amount of money to enter their bank account. This can cause some students to go a little bit spend crazy. Therefore it is very important to create a budget. It is important to know where your money is coming from […]

The reality of ‘student living’

The reality of ‘student living’

With second term closing in chances are you’ve chosen a place to live next year. As a first year it’s pretty exciting choosing out your first student house. As a second or third year the process might seem a little more laborious. Still you’re excited for move in day. There’s a lot of buzz around […]

Losing a Loved One at Uni

Losing a Loved One at Uni

Everyone always tells you all of the great things that will happen at University, all the new things you’ll learn, all the new, exciting people you’ll meet. However, once the excitement wears off and life starts, you realise that no one had prepared you for losing a loved one and the things that life was […]

How to Survive an English Degree

How to Survive an English Degree

We might not have the most contact hours over in the English department (feel sorry for us, our lectures cost more per hour!), but we do have a huge amount of reading to do each week. Here’s everything I’ve done over the last three years that have helped me with my English degree. Sparknotes Or […]

The Advice I W​is​h I’d Been Given After Graduation

The Advice I W​is​h I'd Been Given After Graduation

For students everywhere, the pressure of what they’re going to do after graduating is an ever-present fear. Here’s what I’ve learned: What happens after you graduate? “Thank you for taking the time to complete your application, unfortunately, there were other applicants with more relevant experience, and so we regret to inform you that you were […]

Three quick takeaway-style student recipes

Three quick takeaway-style student recipes

If you’re like me, you probably get bored of cooking the same dishes every week. You may even be tempted to order a takeaway just to escape the bland homemade left-overs in the fridge. Of course, this isn’t a sustainable habit – my bank account can attest to that. Instead, why not mimic takeaway dishes […]

How can my SU help me?

How can my SU help me?

With all the election campaigning now over at The University of Nottingham and our shiny, new officer team ready to take over in July, some of you might be wondering, ‘But what does my SU actually do me for me?’. Working for the SU has taught me a lot about the services and opportunities offered […]

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Tyfy is made up of a small but dedicated team of staff; from volunteers to senior management everyone has a vital role to play in the running of the company. The Management Team The smart money says you need three main components to your senior management: someone who handles business, someone who manages marketing and […]