While planning to study in the UK, it is important that you keep in mind all the different kinds of expenditure you will incur during your stay here. You need to be sure that you have sufficient funds to support yourself.
The expenses that you would incur in Reading would be around £800 – £1000 per month. However, a lot depends on your personal 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 near the college. This will not only save you valuable time but also money in travelling. For more advice on accommodation, please visit our student accommodation page.
Reading is known for excellent places to eat. However, while eating out can be expensive, you can save a considerable amount by buying groceries from supermarkets like Sainsburys, Tesco etc.
Transportation is slightly expensive in the UK, which is why it is recommended that you live near the college or school. Buses are the cheapest mode of transport and there is an excellent bus service in Reading.
Besides this you should be prepared to spend a bit on other things like utility bills, books, clothes and entertainment.