The cost of living here in Birmingham is low when compared to some other major cities like London, Edinburgh and Manchester. In a recent study Birmingham scored within the top 10 of most cost effective cities for students.

Of course, the cost of living in the UK will depend on a number of factors such as the type of accommodation you have, the amount you spend on food, travel, clothing and social activities.

Find out some typical living costs when studying here at Birmingham.

In addition, the UNIAID International Students’ Calculator has been developed by two independent charities, UNIAID and UKCISA, to help you plan and manage your money for your studies in the UK.

Please note that UNIAID and UKCISA are not funding organisations so cannot offer any scholarships or funding.