Home Ruth Bushi Ruth Bushi writes about student money and university life. She's the author of several editions of The Student Money Manual. Latest from Ruth Bushi article How to make a student budget 5 minute read It’s natural to feel financially unsettled by recent challenges such as changes to the cost of living and the pandemic. Making a budget can help you feel more confident in managing your finances. article What to do if you have money problems 3 minute read It’s normal to have a few money blips at university. But with changes to the cost of living causing disruption, many students now face more challenges. Find out what steps you can take to tackle the biggest money problems students typically face. article How to find extra funding at university 5 minute read Making ends meet may feel especially challenging right now. There are things that can help. This page explains where to find extra funding for living costs.