Living in London
Living in London is a dream come true for many. If you’re looking to move into the city, or even if you’re looking from another area of London we thought it would be helpful to breakdown some of the key issues which often play on student’s minds when they’re considering moving into England’s capital city.
The cost of living
It’s the most obvious things to consider - is the cost of living higher in London than other major UK cities? In short the answer is, mostly yes. The second question is how will this affect your living situation whilst studying? Assuming you live within your means, London can be one of the most rewarding living environments in the world. In order to ease any concerns you may have around the cost of living in London, we’ve devised a rough student budget, which highlights some of your key spending areas.
|Student Accommodation||£160 - £300 weekly|
|Bills (electric/gas/water)||£40 - £50 per month|
|Food/Housekeeping||£160 - £200 per month|
|TV Licence||£145.50 per year|
|Mobile phone/landline/broadband||£15 - £50 per month|
|Clothing||£25 - 50 per month|
|Leisure/Sport||£20 per month|
|Books/Stationery||£25 per month|
|Socialising||£150 per month|
|Transport||£60 per month|
Please note: These costs are estimates, designed to give you an example of the cost of living in London.