This might be one of the biggest worries you face as a student, but it certainly isn't something that you need to face alone and without help.

We can show you ways to help fund your studies, plan your budget and find part-time work while studying here.

Living costs

The Money Advice Service have sample budget guides to give you an idea how much money you will need for living costs whilst studying.

For more guidance on money and finance, contact the Funding Advice team at +44 (0)1225 385538 or email


We offer guaranteed accommodation to new overseas postgraduates who apply before 31 July.

For those who aren't eligible we can offer you help and adivce with finding private sector accommodation.

Resident tutors

If you live in University accommodation, our resident tutors provide pastoral care and support. They help create a welcoming living environment and organise a range of social activities. Each block also has a housekeeping team who oversee the day-to-day running of the residence and deal with practical issues.

Visa and immigration advice

You can get help with your visa application, the points-based system and other immigration matters from the Student Immigration Service.