Uni Student Finance 101

advice on repaying from moneysupermarket:http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/students/student-loans-repay Who offers these loans?http://www.slc.co.uk/about%20student%20finance/index.html How and when you repay your student loan: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/UniversityAndHigherEducation/StudentFinance/RepayingStudentLoansCoursesStartingFrom1998/DG_10034866 “repayments are collected automatically through the tax system” Repaying early:http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/UniversityAndHigherEducation/StudentFinance/RepayingStudentLoansCoursesStartingFrom1998/DG_10034868 Interest etc:http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/UniversityAndHigherEducation/StudentFinance/RepayingStudentLoansCoursesStartingFrom1998/DG_10034867 “Interest rate from September 2010 to August 2011 The interest rate on income contingent loans will be 1.5 per cent from 1 September 2010 across […]

ghostscript to compress or reduce a pdf file

ghostscript allows you to do amazing things with pdf’s etc from the command line. this: gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dPDFSETTINGS=/ebook -dNOPAUSE -dQUIET -dBATCH -sOutputFile=output.pdf input.pdf compresses a large pdf into a manageble size for (eg) email. Replace your file names output.pdf and input.pdf files with your file names. example: a 17 page scan at 300dpi colour […]