Living Expenses

While planning to study in the UK, it is important to think about the costs of living while you study here. You need to be sure that you have enough money to support yourself.

To live in Reading costs around £1000 – £1100 per month. However, a lot depends on your choice of lifestyle.

Here is a list of all those areas where you will incur expenses along with some useful advice.


It is very important that you get a place to stay which is convenient to travel to school. This will save you time and money for travel. For more advice on accommodation prices and locations, please visit our student accommodation page.


Reading is known for excellent places to eat. Eating in restaurants may be expensive, but you can save money by buying groceries from supermarkets like Sainsbury’s and Tesco, and cooking at home.


Transportation is expensive in the UK. Buses are the cheapest way to travel, and there is an excellent bus service in Reading. For more advice on travel please visit our social calendar page.

Other Expenses

You should also prepare to spend money on utility bills, books, clothes and entertainment.

Cost of Living

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