Students live a very modest life whenever they chose to study abroad, whether it’s a scholarship or is personally funded. Students learn how to truly save money during this very crucial stage of their life and this habit will stick with them for the rest of their lives.
It is a very important developmental stage and Egyptian students work it out very well too. Egyptian students are gaining more and more recognition throughout the world and are spreading to almost every university around the world, which is why it is important for them to learn to save money.
Below are a few important tips for them to put into use:
Travelling is always a huge expense for students, which is why the best advice for them is to cut off their expenses by buying a private hostel near their own universities or a university dorm itself.
This way travel expenses from their classes to their beds is greatly reduced. Similarly make your travels to the city a little seldom, or if at all then with a day scholar friend who can give you a lift and save you some money.
Admissions themselves are perhaps the most expensive part of studying abroad. Many students pay a full fee for their bachelors where as some attain scholarships or student loans for their own help. Scoring a scholarship would be perfect, however student loans or on campus co-op jobs would be perfect.
The best advice to follow in terms of Visa is to attain a student visa on behalf of the university. They cost less and last longer because of the guarantee from the institution to the authorities.
Living in university dorms will always cost you severely, which is why it is far better to acquire private dorms near to your university. They cost you cheaper and will always be near to your classrooms, thus saving you travel expenses.
Long gone are the days when you could get home cooked food from the kitchen of your own mum. However, while living in dorms, the most sensible way for eating is to cook food by yourself, as it will cost you far less. Also, you must organize all of your outings with friends to make sure you don’t spend extra on food.
The best way to communicate with your loved ones at your home is through Skype, Viber, WhatsApp and all other messaging services like Yello. They keep you connected to your loved ones back home in Egypt at all times, however sometimes internet connectivity is not available, Yello proves as your best companion.
Now you can call to Egypt at cheap international call rates as low as 10.19 cents per minute for landline, 9.32 cents per minute for mobile phone calls and 9.82 cents per text messages. With such affordable calling rates, students won’t have to worry about expenses of communication.
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