Get your business plan sample as a Student To Make Money
It’s indeed the best thing to do considering this economy of ours in Nigeria country that is at best sinking.
But guess what? There are tons of things you can do to make money while you are in school learning. These things don’t necessarily have to hinder your studies whatsoever
To be sincere with you, lots of graduates are out there looking for what to do with their lives; no jobs no nothing.
Some have had to go back to learn skills after many years of acquiring higher education – sometimes to Master’s Degree level.
So the fact that you are willing to start doing something that can earn you money now as a student is amazing.
If you start a business that is successful on campus, chances are that you may decide to expand on the business upon graduation instead of wasting time searching for a job.
And if you start a side hustle in school now, you can make good money for yourself, live comfortably, and plan ahead of your future
You will find this article easier if we divide the things you can do on campus to make money into three namely:
Things you can do from your Laptop/mobile phone to earn as a student
The businesses you can do to make money as a student
Services you can render as a student and get paid
And other things you can do to make money
How to make money as a student in Nigeria
As a student, you most likely have a phone and a laptop. If you don’t have a laptop, try and get one for yourself.
You need a laptop or mobile phone to be able to do some of the things we will be recommending for you in this section.
You can try to save and get a second-hand laptop that is still working well to start it.
Below are some businesses you can do with your phone or system to make money as a student living in Nigeria.
Become a YouTuber
Freelance writing for blog or websites
Social media management
Social media influencer
Start a Paid Private Facebook Group
Master SEO and render your services to bloggers
You may not be familiar with each and every idea I have presented in the above category. If there are any ideas you do not fully understand, make some more research on them – Google is your friend!
Top Services To Make Money From As a Nigerian Student
Do you have any skill, knowledge, or ideas that you can teach others who don’t, monetize and get paid for?
Yes, you do! Think well enough. If you cannot think of any skills, knowledge or ideas that you have, fine, there is room to learn.
All you need to do is to sacrifice some time and money to learn and then get your returns on investment by monetizing that knowledge.
Below are some 30 services that you can render to people and get paid even as a student in Nigeria University.
Do nails or makeup /gele
Become a Disk Jockey (DJ)
Master of ceremony
Become a model
Become a motivational speaker and start small
Start ushering services
Start event planning business
Open a mini restaurant, sell special delicacies you can prepare
Hairdressing/ natural hair carer
Painting house or wallpaper
Digital skills training
Create and sell artwork
Create comedy skits
Training predecessors students skills you know
Phone and computer repair
Teach people how to use a computer
Start a furniture workshop
Drive for Uber if you live in Lagos or Abuja
Hostel accommodation agent
Start running a bar
Businesses a Student can do in Nigeria To Make Money
As you are starting a business in Nigeria even on campus, you may want to Know the Difference Between a Small Business and a Start-up here.
Apart from rendering services, there are some small scale businesses ideas for students.
If you are good at persuading people and you like to do some side business while studying for your degree, I have got you covered.
I share below some good businesses that are lucrative for students on any campus here in Nigeria.
Text book seller in school
Feel free to any business ideas from the list and get more knowledge about how to go about it. Remember again, Google is your friend!
try Sell used books
Sell customized T-shirt
you can Sell Ankara fabrics
also Sell Ankara books, shoes and bags
Sell fancy jeans
Make and sell skin products
Natural skin products
Natural hair products
Sell weave on
Make and/or sell wigs
Sell underwear for students
Sell used phones
Learn how to make perfumes and sell them
Other Things a Student Can do to Make Money in Nigeria
Apart from making money from buying selling and rendering services, there are certainly other things you can do to have a source of income.
amazon seller on campus
Enter a scholarship competition
Get an internship
Write and Publish an Ebook
Become a Jumia Agent
Become an agent for a mobile phone brand or seller
Buy and sell Domain names
Become a professional proofreader
Sell on Amazon
Get money through grants
Become a GOTV Agent
Start an accommodation review centre for your campus
rare animals for sale
There are lots of amazing opportunities and lucrative business ideas flying around.
As a student, you need to position yourself for these opportunities and profit from them.
If you find any of the ideas shared above interesting enough, you may want to try it.
Hundreds of students like you are doing amazing things for themselves and making money even while still in school.
Read their stories and get inspired by the game-changers. I wish you the very best in your education and in your earning efforts.