Chasing a university degree and having a business seem incompatible. Right? A lot of people probably think you can't combine these two because both require your attention.

Don't believe it. It is possible to pursue a degree and run after a business and still finish with good grades.

You only need to combine your academic pursuit with the right business that won't take your attention away from your academic goals.

Where else can you do this if not online? As a student, you can make money online and still manage your academic life. Here are five ways to make money online as a student.

1. Freelancing/Blogging

In this digital age, if you can write, you can make money.

Your writing skill can help you make some money as a student. Freelancing and blogging are associated with writing and with your writing gift, you can conveniently make money by writing for online platforms and get paid for your contents.

2. Online Registration

With your laptop and internet access, you can make cash from online registration. You can assist fellow students with course registration, Scholarship applications, School fees payment and charge them for the service.

3. Video Editing

The world is tilting more towards video consumption. Instagram artists, for instance, need the services of video editors to survive.

As a student video editor, you can make a lot of cash from video editing and buy your editing gadgets from the money you make.

4. Graphic design

This skill is also in high demand. Graphic designers are needed everywhere these days. Since every business finds it difficult to survive without being online, graphic designers are as highly needed as businesses need a digital presence.

As a student-graphic artiste, you will make a lot of money designing visual concepts such as logo, banners, advertisements, brochures, magazines and so on for big and small businesses.

5. Social media management

If you build a reputable brand on social media as an influencer, you stand a chance to make money. Companies will contact you to market their products on your page for a reasonable amount.

You can also manage social media pages for brands by increasing engagements and helping them to gain followers.