Are you a registered student looking to make extra bucks?
If the answer is YES, then you’re going to love this article because we’ll be sharing proven ideas to help you make money while still studying.
Yes, it’s possible but doesn’t mean you should lose focus on your studies, these ideas were created to give you work experience and extra cash to get you by.
Without wasting your time, let’s dive right in.
1. Student Tutor
A student tutor is a registered student working as a lecturer assistant. Your role will be to handle extra lessons on behalf of the lecturer to assist students struggling with the module you succeeded in the previous year/s.
In some cases, the lecturer might have conflicting sessions or meetings in which you’re required to step in and do the lessons.
This opportunity will earn you extra bucks for your personalised expenses which your parent-money allowances don’t cover.
Work as a part-time waiter or waitress at any retail or restaurant for that extra buck. Many companies have these work opportunities specifically designed for registered students to gain some experience.
Your shifts will be allocated to accommodate your study timetable or schedule. You’ll be working mostly on weekends and night shifts.
3. iCenter Monitor
Every college or university in South Africa has an internet cafe for all students to use on campus.
Your role as the lab monitor is to allow access and allocate time for students to use the facility per day to give others a chance too.
Also to monitor if students aren’t visiting malicious sites and downloading unrelated study materials.
Start a YouTube channel and share your exclusive experience wherever you’re currently studying.
We all know YouTube is probably one of the best income sources for many South Africans these days. In fact, YouTube announced a budget allocated to YouTube shorts video creators and sharers.
So you have the opportunity to earn a share of that budget and market on YouTube.
5. Uber & Bolt
Many students don’t actually own cars but often move around using public transportation. In today’s times, many prefer the convenience of riding with Uber and Bolt.
So if you have a driver’s license with PDP, then join these companies’ driver inventory to start earning weekly money as a student.
Uber and Bolt will find you car owners looking for drivers and soon you could be making about R750 per week straight in your pockets.
6. Resume Writing & Design
After studying at a university or college, the next step is to find a job as a student. This is when you’ll need to write a convincing curriculum vitae or resume for your job application.
Often students get these services from internet cafes and usually the designers there just create a basic one that won’t get past the applicant tracking systems.
So you’re going to learn more about resume writing and designing to offer a service to outgoing students. You’re going to create modern-looking CVs that are full-proof and error-free.
It’s a lucrative student business idea that can make you over R350 per cv or resume you’ll work on.