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Holiday Destinations for Students on a Budget

Image: Ayo Busari [Mohammed Ayo Busari | Contributing Writer] Whether you’re looking for a quick beach relaxation, or you want to explore somewhere that is a bit calm with the best meals than your usual Mcdonalds in The Galleria (a perfectly respectable alternative), we have sourced the globe for the cheapest holiday choices for 2016. #1 São Paulo, Brazil. São Paulo, a place to learn the salsa dance. It is the largest city in South America. The cuisine and art is as multinati

How the 2016 Tory budget will affect you

Image: Pixabay [Oliver Price | News Manager] George Osborne, The Chancellor of the Exchequer, has recently announced his second budget of this Conservative government. Not everything in the budget is directly relevant to students, so Trident Media have collated the most important facts about the budget that relate to student life. Sugar tax Jamie Oliver will surely be pleased with this legislation as he has been campaigning for this for a very long time. The government has de

Saving Money – Tips & Tricks

Image: Pixabay [Hannah Bicknell | Features Editor] What they say about money and trees is true – unfortunately. So when it comes to saving money there is a lot more you can do than you realise. We have put together a list of helpful tips and tricks that will allow you to get the best deals whilst still getting the most out of your experience. After all, university is expensive enough without needing to part with an arm and a leg for your home comforts. FOOD BUY SUPERMARKET OW

How the Conservative budget will affect you

[Oliver Price | News Manager] Yesterday, chancellor George Osborne announced the first budget of the new fully Conservative government. But if you can’t be bothered to traipse the internet looking for the specific bits that will affect you, we’ve summarised the parts of the budget that will most affect you, students at the University of Hertfordshire. Maintenance grants scrapped The first major development that will be relevant to students: The Conservatives have announced th

Travelling on a budget: Oslo, Norway

[Marie Land Andersen | Contributing Writer] Scandinavia, especially Norway and Denmark, are infamously some of the most expensive countries in the world and yet also a very popular travel destination. In this article, I will attempt to successfully guide you through a holiday in Oslo where you’ll get to see several historical landmarks and beautiful Scandinavian scenery on a low budget. A few things about Norway: The currency is the Norwegian Krone. One Norwegian krone = 10 B