- Britain can be cold during the autumn and winter months, students coming from hot countries may need heating for as long as eight to nine months in the year. If you choose to live in private rented accommodation, the cost of heating may not be included in your rent. Allow a minimum of £15.00 per week for heating in the winter. Accommodation in university campus is inclusive of heating.
- The cost of books in academic year 2013/2014 is approximately £200, however this figure varies according to your course. For certain courses, students are expected to provide their own calculator, and may be required to buy certain items of equipment. Stationery and photocopying will cost in the region of £50-£100.
- Students are exempt from paying council tax, however if your partner is here with you and is not a student then council tax may be payable for them, still providing you with a rebate on your part as a student.