Living costs and budgeting  Student blogs: what we spend and our money tips

Three of our students tell us how much they spend and their tips for saving money while studying at Leeds.

Don’t fall into the trap of buying loads before you move into halls

Read about my budget and money-saving tips – Jennifer Durham, MBChB, Medicine and Surgery

A student on the beach at sunset, looking over their shoulder and smiling


Figuring out your rent and bills is a very important step

Read about my budget and money saving tips – Bunmi Adaramola, PhD, Law

A student standing on campus in front of a red brick building and smiling.


Living so close to the city centre opens up more job opportunities

Read about my budget and money-saving tips – Poppy Davison, MPsych, BSc Advanced Psychology

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Ask a current student – chat to a Link to Leeds ambassador

Want to find out more? Chat to a Link to Leeds Ambassador. Link to Leeds Ambassadors are current students who can help you find out more about living in Leeds and can give you tips on budgeting for life in the UK. 

More money-saving tips

Explore our blogs about managing your money as a student.