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    The years you spend in college are likely to be the best of your life, as practically everyone will tell you.

    But as things stand, paying for student housing is nearly always a constant expense, and it may often seem that choosing to attend college is the same as choosing to put your neck at the whim of a mechanical, financial axe.

    Fortunately, if you’re unwilling to completely drain your bank account, there are always decisions you can make to lessen some of that burden. The first of these is deciding which city you want to attend school in. Here is a list of the cheapest cities in the UK for students you should consider.

    • Manchester

    First, the necessities Self-catered housing at Manchester university can cost anywhere between £4,460 and £6,895 per year. But more crucially, one can have a double vodka lemonade for an enviously low price of £1.80. Lol, If it doesn’t tempt you, what else might?

    • Leicester

    The official website for Leicester estimates the cost of living for students at around £1000 per month, with housing costing approximately £650, food costs typically running about £100, and transportation costs running about £58.

    • Nottingham

    The average monthly rent in Nottingham, allowing for some range above and below, is £660. However, like with all housing expenditures, the cost of renting a student apartment in Nottingham relies on how close it is to the city center.

    • Durham

    Living expenses in Durham can range from £90 to £160 per week, which is not dissimilar to the larger national average.

    Contrary to other of the larger cities on this list, Durham’s city center is primarily populated by students, so regardless of where you choose to live, you won’t be far from where you need to be, providing you the freedom to select a home that meets your needs from a wider range.

    Apart from housing, Durham students benefit from reasonably low travel costs, for example. But it might be higher on the list if they could find out how to spend less on alcohol Lol.

    • Exeter

    According to Exeter University the average cost of living in catered housing is £233 per week. On the other side, self-catered housing costs between £110.88 and £193.41 a week at the Devon campus. Additionally, according to their website, students must pay £35 per week for their entire social life.

    • Birmingham

    The cost of living here is listed on their website as £210 per week, of which £150 is for self-catered housing and £50 is for food. But aside from lodging, all other costs are largely unpredictable.

    • Oxford

    In 2022–2023, it is anticipated that all costs will range from £1,215 to £1,755 a month. However, there is a lot of room for flexibility because most purchases can be declared deductible in most university cities.

    • Glasgow

    Expatisan estimates that, on average, Glasgow is 43% less expensive to live in than London, with rent coming in at roughly £550 per month. However, there are claims that the prices for the food and drinks are shockingly low.

    • Cambridge

    Rent in Cambridge ranges from £120 to £200 per week, which may be what makes Cambridge a good value for money.

    • Sheffield

    Unexpectedly, Sheffield wins the top rank, providing students with the highest overall value for their money. Private accommodation can cost a mere £65 a week- Bargain.

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