Students living in London pay the highest rent with a monthly average of £668.24. They spend just under the UK average on household bills, at £42.20.
Students in Glasgow and Belfast pay the least rent, paying an average of £373.48 and £339.15 respectively.
Although students in Belfast enjoy the lowest average rent, the same can’t be said for alcohol. They expect to pay the most for a pint, at £7.20 (well over double the UK average). For the cheapest pints, head to Durham (£2.20) or Leicester (£2.00).
Students in Glasgow expect to spend the most on a night out at an average of £25.60, and they also admit to spending the most on going out per month. However, 9% of students in Manchester admit to having spent over £50the last time they went out.
Students in Newcastle spend the most on alcohol per month, with Northumbria University students spending an average of £55.88, and Newcastle University students just behind them at £42.81 per month.
Students in Manchester appear to be the most fashion-conscious, followed by London – spending on average £45.70and £42.20 per month respectively on clothes, shoes and accessories. In contrast, Southampton students spend just £17.50.
*Excluding those who do not drink.