How to afford university: loans, scholarships, budgeting and more
Paying your way through uni, or even just earning some beer money, is essential. Just don’t let it get in the way of your studies
While the courses on offer will be top of your list when choosing between universities, it’s also worth thinking about the cost of living while you are there – particularly if you plan to move away from home.
According to the latest Natwest Student Living Index, released annually, Bournemouth was the most affordable city for undergraduates in 2023, followed by Cardiff, Lincoln, Portsmouth and Newcastle.