Living and Finance
Glasgow is a fun and stylish city…However this doesn’t mean that you should go mad on the financial front!
Extra cash may seem a good idea at the time but mounting student debt isn’t fun. This section will tell you about different ways to manage your money and how to get help if you're worried about paying your bills.
Watch out for Pay Day loan companies like Wonga and Quick Quid who's unbelievable high interest rates will end up leaving you out of pocket. These are dangerous routes to go down, so if you need to loan money look for safer, cheaper options.
The University's Discretionary Fund is something you should look into applying for if you're struggling to find enough money to get by. They look at your income and all the money you spend each month to assess if you need some extra help. This money is non-repayable grant and is there for you to apply to get if you need to. There's a designated fund for childcare and interest free emergency loans available too.
We also have a fund available here at USSA for students in deep need of small amounts of cash, so if you have no other options, come in and talk to our ASK advisors.