Read about the living expenses you might have while studying at the University of Leeds.
Accommodation may be the biggest cost students have to meet while at university. The prices of our University accommodation vary depending on the residence you live in and the type of room you have.See our latest rent prices for catered and self-catered accommodation to give you an idea of the costs.
The price you pay includes rent, energy costs, insurance for your belongings, internet access, and membership of The Edge leisure facility, our flagship gym and pool complex.
Find out more about paying for University accommodation on our For Students website.
If you are considering private rented accommodation in Leeds you will find plenty of options for different budgets.
House prices vary across the UK but you should also be able to get great value for your money in Leeds if you are looking to buy a property.
You will also need to budget for essentials such as food and transport, as well as non-essential spending such as socialising.
The Which? student budget calculator is a useful tool to help you create a budget and understand average living costs for students in the UK:
Student budget calculator
Get a monthly breakdown of your likely expenses.
You can also:
- read our Tips for managing your finances while you are at University
- explore our range of blogs about managing your money as a student
- read How much it costs to live at university at Which?
Information for international students
If you are an international student, you must have enough money to cover your tuition fees and living costs.
The UK Council for International Student Affairs has information on the basics around fees for overseas students and our international fees and funding page has information on fees and possible funding.