Living in Yorkshire

Cost of living

It's not easy to give a definitive answer as to how much it'll cost you to live in Yorkshire, as we all spend differently. However, living in Yorkshire is generally considered to be significantly cheaper than elsewhere in the country. 

Great value for money

The National Union of Students (NUS) in the UK estimates average annual living and study expenses at £16,613 in London and £15,525 for areas outside London. In Yorkshire, the average cost of living for students is estimated between £7,000 and £12,000 for a year, offering students great value for money.

Guidelines on living costs 

If you want to find guidelines on living costs, other useful information on money matters and more detailled information on specific costs, all of Yorkshire universities’ web pages for international students will provide this information.


The International Student Calculator is a free online tool which can help you plan and manage your money for living in the UK. All you need to do it to enter the money you have coming in and what you plan to spend, to see your budget. 

You can also read case studies and tips from other international students on studying in the UK.