Managing your money

Life in the UK can be costly. Here is a selection of useful resources to provide you with information, guidance and advice about managing your money.

Find out more about finances before coming to the UK from our International Student Handbook (Financial Matters) and also our webpages.

You can also get good budgeting tips and Student Discounts from the British Council website.

The International Student Calculator is a very useful tool to help you plan and manage your money while in the UK. Information is available in Chinese, Arabic and Japanese as well as English.

A great website with lots of advice and tips from shopping and restaurant deals to best-buy phone deals, insurance and banking/savings is Money Saving Expert 

Another useful resource comes from Cable, providing impartial advice on how to get the best internet connection, advice on getting the cheapest  international calls and what to avoid: 

Cable Guide to choosing the best Student Broadband...

Our Guide for International Students

Our General Guide to Making International Calls...