Pot Noodle Wisdom
Pot noodles are a precious food-form essential to student survival. They must be treated with great respect.
NEVER make them up with hot water from your basin.
Students can often buy cheaper items than their parents do - but you might not want to mess with shampoo.
Many student events are fancy dress or "themed", so rather than spending all your money on flash party outfits, go to Uni armed with a pack of three outsize 'BASICS' white teeshirts and a pack of markers to customize them with.
Don't Spend on Kitchen Equipment
Go to your local charity shop with puppy-dog eyes and a list and they'll help you. But don't leave anything you love in the communal kitchen as you may never be able to find it again under all the festering washing-up. This will work to your advantage if you can manage to hang around until the day after everybody else leaves halls - then you can take your pick of all the unclaimed crockery and cutlery that gets put out with the bins. Perran and Carenza's brother found enough abandoned stuff to kit them out for Uni, and a couple of their friends...