Living Costs at the University of South Wales

Below are some basic average living costs when studying here at the University of South Wales. However, you need to remember to budget for books and course costs, clothes, socialising, and travel. You may also have other expenses not listed here.

Average Living costs in living in Halls of Residence*

Estimated living costs Week Month Academic Year
Rent £79-£160* £355-£720 £3,318 - £6,720
Food £32 £144 £1,344
Toiletries/Laundry £9 £40.50 £378
Telephone/TV Licence £9 £40.50 £378
Total £129 - £210 £580 - £945 £5,418 - £8,820

Average Living costs in living in Private Accommodation

Estimated living costs Week Month Academic Year
Rent £60 £270 £2,520
Bills £13 £59 £546
Food £32 £144 £1,344
Toiletries/Laundry £4 £18 £168
Telephone/TV Licence £5 £23 £210
Total £114 £514 £4,788

Remember, you may not receive your student loan in the first week of term, so bring some cash with you to cover your expenses for a week or two.

*Hall Fees can vary depending on campus and accommodation type. Please see Accommodation for further information.