Living in the UK

As well as booking your accommodation, you will also need to arrange your finances before you arrive at CU Coventry. It is vital that you have sufficient funding in place before commencing a course of study, this will need to cover your tuition fees, accommodation, books, stationary, food and of course social costs.

Below is an approximate guide to the minimum amount you should expect for living exenses in the UK per month. These costs are for one person only and students with children and dependants should keep this in mind when working out a budget.

Private Accommodation (bills not included) £300-400
Bills (Electric/Gas/Water) £30-50
Food £150-200
TV Licence (mandatory with TV or watching BBC online) £12 (£145.50 per year)
Mobile/Landline Phone £30
Clothes/Shoes £30
Leisure/Sport £25
Books/Stationery £20
Socialising/Going out £100
Travel/Transport £32 (£96 per term)
Childcare (if needed) £500
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