Student Finances

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The cost of living in the UK is very high by global standards. You must carefully plan your finances before you start your course in the UK and continue to budget during your studies to ensure that you don't run into any difficulties which might affect your education and wellbeing.

This guide will give you an indication of what you will need to budget for including arrival in the UK, Living Expenses and Accommodation. It also aims to explain some of the financial advantages of study in the UK. Don't forget that can help you find reasonably priced accommodation at any point during your studies.

To use this guide, simply click on the headings below:
Arriving in the UK
Living Expenses - Books and Clothes
Living Expenses - Travel, Food and Social Life
Study in the UK - The Financial Advantages

We would like to remind you that the information published on this page was correct at time of writing, but may have changed subsequently.