Need help with your money at university?

Check the loans and grants you'll get.
Tell us a little about you and your course to find out how much student
finance you’ll receive.

Work out what university will really cost.
Find out how much you’ll spend on things like food, rent and going out.

Keep track of your cash.
Build a personal budget to help you manage your money.

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The information in this calculator is for students from England. Students from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have different student finance arrangements, so contact the relevant student finance organisations in your country.

International students won't be entitled to most student finance in the UK. Try the International Student Calculator to build a budget tailored to the needs of students from outside the UK, with extra information on visas and immigration.

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