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    (Original post by RoundTrip)
    220 pw is mental. I thought my halls where a rip off and they range from 120-150pw lol.
    Not if you live in London... 😁
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    (Original post by simplylldxo)
    How come you are paying for it?
    Got one degree as it is, I won't get anything. So I have to self fund everything UCL, want £4.5k by October the rest by January. If you look at it in the bigger picture its not as bad as people say it is, quite easily pay it off monthly by logging in. A job in the city pays for itself.
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    (Original post by simplylldxo)
    Not if you live in London... 😁
    Thats still quite expensive for london

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    (Original post by Ruffiio)
    Definitely A level (or above at university level but i'd need a Phd and/or masters for that), at least the majority of students who go onto further education will probably want to be there. I don't think I could teach high school kids because they would be too immature and I would get really annoyed trying to teach trouble kids. That said I wouldn't mind do high school for work experience but not in a permanent capacity.
    Primary teaching isn't even in my consideration.

    What about you, what will you be studying and do you have a career in mind?
    I'm going to be studying Computer Science at uni but I'm still unsure about what I want to do. I've had thoughts about becoming a teacher, joining the RAF, etc.. but I don't know yet. Ideally if I could get a job abroad then that'd be perfect.
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    Maintenance Loan: £3862
    Maintenance Grant: £3387
    Bursaries: £3000
    Scholarships: £1000
    Savings: £2300
    Money from Parents: None

    Accommodation Cost: Around £5890 (39 Weeks)
    Weekly spend after Accommodation: £190
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    (Original post by iceman95)
    Maintenance Loan: £3862
    Maintenance Grant: £3387
    Bursaries: £3000
    Scholarships: £1000
    Savings: £2300
    Money from Parents: None

    Accommodation Cost: Around £5890 (39 Weeks)
    Weekly spend after Accommodation: £190
    Wow nice, how much of that are you going to spend a week though?
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    (Original post by David B)
    Wow nice, how much of that are you going to spend a week though?
    Not really sure, I am getting catered accommodation so less money will be spent on food. I'd say around £40-£50 a week or less.
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    (Original post by David B)
    Wow nice, how much of that are you going to spend a week though?
    Maintenance Loan: £3600
    Maintenance Grant: £0
    Bursaries: £0
    Scholarships: £0
    Savings: £500
    Money from Parents: Hopefully enough to fill the gap. Will also get a job at uni ( hopefully).

    Accommodation Cost: £7100 (42 Weeks)
    Weekly spend after Accommodation: Nothing at the moment!

    Update: Parents now paying balance of accommodation plus a bit more ( about another £1000) and my grandparents giving me £200 a month. Life is looking better
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    (Original post by rhiannon277)
    Maintenance Loan: £3600
    Maintenance Grant: £0
    Bursaries: £0
    Scholarships: £0
    Savings: £500
    Money from Parents: Hopefully enough to fill the gap. Will also get a job at uni ( hopefully).

    Accommodation Cost: £7100 (42 Weeks)
    Weekly spend after Accommodation: Nothing at the moment!
    £7100!!?? That's a lot indeed. What kind of Accommodation are you getting?
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    Maintenance loan: £7768
    Maintenance grant:
    £405
    Bursaries:
    £0
    Scholarships:
    £0
    Savings:
    £500 - did have £1000 but have now got everything needed for moving out including laptop.
    Money from parents:
    None

    Accommodation cost:
    £6972 (£166 per week)
    Weekly spend after accommodation:
    £28.60 - for the duration of my 42 week contract.
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    (Original post by xloisx)
    Maintenance loan: £7768
    Maintenance grant:
    £405
    Bursaries:
    £0
    Scholarships:
    £0
    Savings:
    £500 - did have £1000 but have now got everything needed for moving out including laptop.
    Money from parents:
    None

    Accommodation cost:
    £6972
    Weekly spend after accommodation:
    £28.60 - for the duration of my 42 week contract.
    That's some expensive Accommodation. Where are you planning to study?
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    Hi David,

    Thanks. No bursaries or scholarships for accommodation or living expenses. They do a scholarship for tuition fees on pre-paid cards that can only be used for tuition fees. I will look at student bank accounts with high overdrafts.

    Thank you!



    (Original post by David B)

    What about Bursaries and Scholarships from your university? If not then you'll have to find a student bank account with the highest overdraft and use that. For paying the rest of the accommodation and living expenses.

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    (Original post by David B)
    That's some expensive Accommodation. Where are you planning to study?
    It's in London and that was the cheapest I could find. I'm in zone 4 so will be spending pretty much all of my money on travel. Any closer and your guaranteed to be paying well over £200 a week though.
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    (Original post by xloisx)
    It's in London and that was the cheapest I could find. I'm in zone 4 so will be spending pretty much all of my money on travel. Any closer and your guaranteed to be paying well over £200 a week though.
    Wow.
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    Not a student anymore but I will based this from last year


    Maintenance Loan: 3995
    Maintenance Grant: 5161
    Bursaries: 600
    Scholarships: none
    Savings: none
    Money from Parents: none

    Accommodation Cost: none
    Weekly spend after Accommodation: about 150 on fare.
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    (Original post by David B)
    Well I've seen the old threads about how much people are getting and was wondering how much people are going to be getting for 2014.

    In the past I've seen that there are people who are only getting like £30 a week which doesn't seem very much to live on for the entire week. Also mention how much your accommodation is going to cost because it'll be interesting to know

    Use this format to keep it easy

    Maintenance Loan:
    Maintenance Grant:
    Bursaries:
    Scholarships:
    Savings:
    Money from Parents:


    Accommodation Cost:
    Weekly spend after Accommodation:

    Mine are.

    Maintenance Loan: £3862
    Maintenance Grant: £3387
    Bursaries: N/A
    Scholarships: £2400
    Savings: None
    Money from Parents: None

    Accommodation Cost: £3403 (37 Weeks)
    Weekly spend after Accommodation: £168

    Maintenance Loan: £2780
    Maintenance Grant: £3387
    Bursaries: Should qualify for £1500 per year.
    Scholarships: N/A
    Savings: None
    Money from Parents: None


    Accommodation Cost: Living at home - might give some money to parents, not sure yet. However, will need to spend about £1500 on travel.
    Weekly spend after Accommodation: Not sure yet.
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    (Original post by Kay(:)
    Maintenance Loan: £2780
    Maintenance Grant: £3387
    Bursaries: Should qualify for £1500 per year.
    Scholarships: N/A
    Savings: None
    Money from Parents: None


    Accommodation Cost: Living at home - might give some money to parents, not sure yet.
    Weekly spend after Accommodation: Not sure yet.
    Where do you plan on studying?
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    (Original post by David B)
    Where do you plan on studying?
    Queen Mary.
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    Anyone else got 50/52 week contract to get away from parents for as long as possible? :rofl:
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    (Original post by simplylldxo)
    Not if you live in London... ������
    Yeah but Oxford is the second most expensive city in the UK and the accommodation is significantly cheaper than London. I thought spending up to £600 a month on rent was insane but nearly 50% more? Mental. I know its London and everything but damn how can people afford/justify that?
 
 
 
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