Plan your budget
Budgeting and taking a careful approach to spending helps you make your money go further as a student in London.
What uni costs
Here are some estimated costs to keep in mind as you plan your budget.
- Tuition fees - these depend on your course, country or nationality and residence so check your course page
- Accommodation, bills and insurance - £550 to £800 each month
- Food and household - £80 each month
- Leisure, sports and entertainment - £95 each month
- Local transport - £50 to £100 each month
- One-off costs - things like flights and treats for yourself.
Plan your budget
Value for money at Middlesex
Take advantage of our free support and resources when you're studying. It’ll save you so much money!
Free personalised support
Academic and study support
Free, confidential support and advice to get you through any challenges that you face when you're studying, including disability and dyslexia support, counselling and help with your money.
MDXworks, our careers service, gives you free access to resources to help your job search plus one-to-one support with your application.
Free e-books and e-journals
Textbooks can be expensive so we give you a free electronic copy of the core textbook for every module you study at Middlesex. Use them anywhere – even when you're off line.
Free online training
Get access to LinkedIn Learning where you can train yourself to do just about anything for free - from how to use Photoshop to how to give presentations.
Free laptop loans
Borrow a laptop for 24 hours. Take it on and off campus and even keep it over the weekend.
Get up to £1000 towards uni
Our Ready for Anything awards give you essential support worth up to £1000 so you can make the most of uni
Choose from tailored packages to help you to settle in during your first year, like new tech equipment, support for your mental and physical wellbeing and help with the cost of your commute.
Extra money for your studies
Work while you study
We have hundreds of student jobs on campus and nearby. Our career and employability service will help you find a vacancy and to make your application stand out. They'll even help you to find paid work during the holidays too.
Scholarships, bursaries and awards
Get financial support that you don't have to pay back. We make awards based on your academic achievement and personal circumstances.
Loans and grants
When you're accepted onto your course you can apply for financial support for undergraduate and postgraduate students from the government.
Ways to save money
With a bit of planning and one app, you can take advantage of over 250 UK student discounts while studying in London.
Simply download the TOTUM app, available now from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store for instant access to TOTUM Digital. It’s packed with don’t-miss instant deals, offers, voucher codes and student discount codes.
Save 30% off travel from Transport for London with a Student Oyster Card and another 30% off rail travel with a Young Persons Railcard.
And there are plenty of things to see and do in London that are completely free!
How to save money in London
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