Cost of Living in The UK For Indian Students
- May 22, 2021
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Education
The UK Universities offer one of the finest quality education in the world. However, when it comes to studying in any country abroad, one of the major aspects for an international student is the living expense. If your dream college lies abroad, especially in the UK, then read this article till the end.
Though the expense is different for every University and course, the estimated cost lies between INR 19 lakhs to INR 39 lakhs in most of the educational institutions of the UK. Given below is an approximate amount divided into different parts to make things clearer.
Expense of Studying in the UK
- University And Course Expense
For an undergraduate course, you have to spend around 12000 pounds a year. And, for a postgraduate or PhD program, the estimate lies somewhere between 10000 pounds to 15000 pounds per year. In addition to that, there is an extra charge for examination forms, joining any University club or campus society, etc.
- Accommodation Expense
You have the option of choosing between campus accommodation and private residence. Campus residence usually consists of the expense of internet connection, electricity, water and gas. However, you might not get these facilities in private accommodation. On average, a student has to spent somewhere between 7000 to 12000 pounds per year in accommodation in the UK.
It is usually suggested to find accommodation near to your college as it will reduce your travelling expense. Our counsellors also help the students in finding a suitable residential space at budget-friendly prices. And in case your spending crosses your budget limit, you always have the option of doing a part-time job.
- Food And Groceries
This section depends on your taste and food habits. But, eating your everyday meal in a restaurant can be expensive in the UK. It costs you around 10 pounds if you have a one-time meal in an inexpensive restaurant. Hence it is advised to eat in the campus cafeteria or cook your food at your place. This will help you save lots of money, bringing your overall grocery expense to around 200 pounds a month.
- Other Expenses
This section includes some important expenses that are usually ignored by the people. Here is a rough estimate of those expenses on a monthly basis. Travel (buses, trains and trams) around 90 pounds, Internet for 40 pounds, Mobile phone for 30 pounds, Laundry around 25 pounds, stationary and other study material for 40 pounds, clothing around 75 pounds, etc.
If you are willing to know more about Universities, their admission procedure or living expense in the UK or any other country, contact our overseas education consultants in Delhi who provide online and offline consultation to the students, reducing their admission hassle to a great extent.
Note: The charges mentioned above are an estimate and vary from city to city. Contact an overseas education counsellor to know the cost of living in a better format.
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