Paid PostPosted on 16 Jan 202011 Things That'll Make You Say "Same" If You're A Uni Student On A Budget"I'm sorry this is my last pencil — there's no way I'm letting you borrow it."by TelstraBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. First off, waking up two hours early to get to uni, because the train is cheaper out of peak hour. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF The Enemy Within / NBC And I mean, it does give you more time to study. 2. Telling your parents to give up all hope of being empty nesters. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Parks And Recreation / NBC You birthed me into this world, parents — now you must deal with the consequences of my financial instability. 3. Picking out the perfect phone plan because that's the one commodity you're not willing to live without. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Will And Grace / NBC Saving those pennies while still getting the best phone plan out there is a lifetime skill. 4. Learning to enjoy the taste of instant coffee, because you can't afford a $7 skim, iced mocha every day. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Brooklyn Nine-Nine / NBC Ah yes, this bitter taste definitely helps wake me up in the morning. 5. Feeling like a chef in the kitchen when you add some extra veggies to your staple, instant noodle dinner. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Sweetbitter / Starz If you're going to eat it every day, you've got to do something to keep it interesting. 6. Going to bed instead of going out, because you don't get paid until next week. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Schitt's Creek / CBC It's true what they say — being responsible sucks. 7. But then saying, "stuff it!" and going out anyway, because hey — you're here to have fun. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Brooklyn Nine-Nine / NBC But you bet your bottom dollar (literally) that you're going to be drinking the specials at the bar — no matter what they are. 8. Picking up any extra work on campus in the hope that it'll help with living expenses. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Sweetbitter / Starz Shout out to our RAs amirite? 9. Fighting the other students in your class to borrow the one course textbook from the library. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Sunnyside / NBC No one can afford those prices and, to be fair, it's better for the environment to borrow instead of buy. 10. Lugging absolutely everything to university that you may ~possibly~ need. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Parks And Recreation / NBC There's no way you can afford to buy an emergency deodorant if the day turns out to be unseasonably hot. 11. And finally, learning to makeshift anything instead of spending money unnecessarily. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Schitt's Creek / CBC "Hello pot-pan that is also bowl, meet coat hanger who is now a stirring spoon." Scraping coins and saving is a way of life for your student years. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Brooklyn Nine-Nine / NBC Don't let your mobile plan suffer for it. Sign up for a student deal with Telstra and make life easier for yourself.