Choosing to become a student can have a big impact on your budget. Once you know what funding is available to help you through your studies, it is important to start thinking about what you’ll need to spend it on, and how far it will stretch. You may need to reassess your current spending to account for a reduced income and to avoid any budget mishaps. However, no one is going to tell you what you should or shouldn't spend your money on – that is up to you. This section offers advice and guidance to help you manage your money and make the right financial choices for you and your family.