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Being a student can mean being broke a lot!  A lot of students struggle to  attend college while working part time jobs to help them finance their way through college. For many students they find it very hard to find part time work and their parents often do not have enough money to give them.

Worrying about your finances can take up a lot of your time as a student and leave you stressed. Often students end up dropping out of college due to not being able to afford it. It can be especially difficult for students living away from home.

This section includes information on various grants and funding available to full-time students but also some very handy budgeting tips and links that will help you to manage your money while at college.

Take a look at the following links that can be very useful when looking for funding and managing your money:


This website is a convenient and user-friendly source of information on financial support for further and higher education

FLAC - Free Legal Advice Centre
Cork Citizen's Information Centre, 80 South Mall, Cork.
Tel: 076 1076 950            
1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

MABS – Money Advice & Budgeting Service
Unit 12, Penrose Wharf, Penrose Quay, Cork
T: 0761 07 2090  E:

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