Living on a Student Budget

The Money Saving Expert Student Budgeting Planner  can be found here. It contains a variety of tools, including spreadsheets which can help you take control of your finances.

Which! University have also published a student budget planner that breaks down the cost of living by area. Useful if you are thinking of coming to Staffordshire University and want to have an idea of how much you need to live on. This can be found by clicking here.

International Students

If you are an international student, coming to the UK for the first time, budgeting can be a challenge, especially if you are unfamiliar with the currency and cost of living. Fortunately Brightside in association with UKCISA have created an International Student Calculator to help you work out how to manage your money. It can be found by clicking here.

Money Doctors

Our Money Doctors service is available if you need any hands on advice or assistance with any aspect of your student finances including managing your money as a student. Please feel free to call us for an appointment if you need any help with the above.