Student essentials for living

Living costs

Sheffield is one of the best value cities to live and study in the UK. Living costs are 10% lower than the UK national average and 25% lower than London.

To qualify for a visa, the UK government calculates your living costs as £1015 per month for your study at Sheffield.

Budget needed 2017-2018 academic year 
£9,135 Undergraduate students (9 months in Sheffield, September - June)
£12,180 Postgraduate students (12 months in Sheffield, September - August)

The above budget will cover costs for accommodation, food, books, equipment, insurance and local transport costs.

Students with dependents will need to budget for additional expenses. You should budget for £680 per month for each dependant (spouse or child), as recommended by the UK government.

More information on living costs and budgeting