Being a student can be fun, but being a broke student can make life so depressing. You have to pay for books and handouts, make photocopies, pay for transportation, accommodation and feeding as well as a whole lot of other expenses. Also considering the fact that most students don’t get everything they need to survive in school from home.
So here are 10 different business opportunities you can start without a lot of upfront expense or time commitment.
You have a passion for writing? All you need is a laptop and a good internet. You can start blogging about interesting topic topics on campus, hot gist and upcoming events. When your blog become popular, you can monetize it in so many ways. Apart from earning, blogging widens your knowledge as a student, you get to read more and learn more.
Can you barb/weave hair as a student? lucky you. All you need is a mirror, comb/clipper, brush, hair cream, etc. you can help plait/barb your fellow student hair and charge them a token for it. You can schedule your work on weekends so it doesn’t clash with classes.
There are two ways in which you can handle tutoring as a student. The first is the online tutoring, where you register with website that hire online tutor. The other way is to search for parents who need home teacher for their kids
4. Branding Business
In recent times, branding and customization business is becoming highly profitable and less stressful. People now brand a lot of
5. Laundry/cleaning service
Students can be lazy, and can most times find it difficult to do their laundries, clean their rooms or apartment. You could earn extra cash washing and ironing for classmates, schoolmates and lecturers at an affordable price.
6. Freelance writing
In case you don’t know you can make a very good amount of money writing articles, creative contents, and become a
7. Graphic design
Graphic design is highly profitable now due to the high percentage of people creating new websites. Web designers need graphic designers to help them create banners, logos and other similar materials to use to make their websites beautiful.
Sewing is another interesting campus business you can venture into. By helping other students sew and mend their clothes, you can grow your business and own your own fashion clothing factory where you employ many people that will saw for you.
9. Catering service
As a student you can take orders to make cakes, small chops and snacks for students, during birthdays, convocations, matriculations, departmental parties. Look out for upcoming events and also let your friends know about your brands.
Is there anything anything else students love doing? Students love to take photographs most especially the newbies. There is also high demands for passport photographs in many higher institutions in Nigeria. The photography business is a very profitable one and all you need is a digital camera, no matter how small it is, to get started.
Post made by: Rebecca Akomolafe