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Most couples nowadays have to limit the amount they spend on each other for birthdays, Christmas and day to day activities. For student couples, this can be even more difficult. So when it comes to Valentine’s Day, as much as you might want to splash out and treat your loved one to an outlandish evening out (pretending not to worry about the mounting bill) your bank account may not agree. Valentine’s Day can often mean bars and restaurants bump up the prices and restaurants will no doubt be heaving.
At Uni, sometimes, you’ll either be running out of that student loan or wanting to chill out and forget the mad party nights once in a while but still want a night to spend with your friends. Movie nights are the one of the best ways to still be sociable but still have time to spend time with your friends at the same time...
I know what you are thinking; the loan is quickly running out as the first academic term of the year is slowly drawing in and the worry on students’ minds of making sure they can stick to a small budget is enough to make your eyes water! It can be really hard to balance a budget for Christmas as well as leaving enough for yourself to attend those Christmas parties, roast dinners with housemates or buy decorations for your room to make it feel more Christmassy! You can easily budget for Christmas if you have little money left. A little can go a long way and it’s important to remember that it’s the thought that counts!
Summer is well and truly on the way and even though most students are revising for exams or cramming as many hours as possible into their coursework, it doesn’t mean you can’t have something to look forward to and enjoy the warm weather like everyone else.