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Living costs

It is important that you budget carefully during your studies at Warwick. As a minimum, the Home Office asks Tier 4 visa applicants to have £1015 per month to cover accommodation and living expenses. This does depend upon whether you live on or off campus, and your own lifestyle. It can be hard to calculate how much things will cost in the UK, but using the estimates below, you should be able to work out your weekly expenditure.


Living cost Cost UG total PG Total
Accommodation (on campus)
Accommodation (off campus)

£76 - £189 per week
£78 - £188 per week

£3040 - £7240
£3000 - £5400

£3648 - £9072
£3744 - £6816
Travel (public transport) £100 per term £300 £300
Food and general expenses £50 - £80 per week £1950 - £3120 £2500 - £4000
Books and materials £500 per year £500 £500
Clothing, including additional warm clothing £600 per year £600 £600
Entertainment, laundry, sports, general expenses £50 per week £2000 £2500
Trips and holidays £15 per week £600 £750


Further advice

The International Student Calculator is an interactive guide to living costs, as well as helpful information and student hints and tips.