money and budgeting

Financing your studies

“How do I pay for university?” is a common question we get at Open Days and Applicant Days. The answer is that there are lots of funding options out there, so take the time to find out what you are entitled to. Our Student Money Advice Team can help you with all things money related. They will provide you with all the information you’ll need about funding available to you, as well as tips for student budgeting or support with debt.

Money advice presentation Andy, from our Money Advice team talks you through funding and support that is available to you.

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Managing your money as a student isn't as scary as you think. And remember, we are here to help you.

Funding your undergraduate degree A handy quick guide to student finance and managing your money.

Top five tips for getting part-time work Getting a part-time job while you're studying can help you boost not only your pocket but also your CV.

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Take a look through our Blog Squad pages to find out how our students have budgeted while at university.

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Student vlog Feeding four people for five pounds

Learning to budget doesn't have to be a scary prospect. It simply requires setting out what you NEED to spend money on and what you want to. You should be able have enough money for accommodation, food, university equipment/books and still have a fair amount leftover to do things that you enjoy.


What better way to find out about university life than from our students? They can give you first hand insights about your chosen course, accommodation, student life in Leeds, what to expect and how to prepare. Send them a message on our online chat platform and they will be happy to help.

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get in touch

If you want to know more about student finance or managing your money, you can call or email our Student Money Advice team. Or, if you want more information about university life, our courses or what to expect when you get here, you can chat to one of our amazing Student Ambassadors or stay in touch by providing us with a few contact details.