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    Is £25/wk food and £20/going out money sufficient for uni?

    Food sounds about right, can't see myself spending a whole lot more than that, but I've seen people saying they budget £30+ a week for going out with.

    Opinions appreciated.

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    How often are you planning on going out? It also depends on where you go too.
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    I could sometimes spend that in one night... although it really depends. I usually spent £50 on food and consumables and £30-£40 on socialising. This could vary, some weeks I might not go out at all and some times I might go out 3 times. It depends what university you're at too. At my uni, drinks aren't very cheap. £2.50 for jagerbombs, £2 pints etc.

    If you're going to become a fresher, it's probably wise to save some money before you actually go. Freshers week can be expensive.
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    I spent £10 a week on groceries. I use to meticulously plan my weeks meals to the calorie.
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    I go to a very cheap uni so I spend £10-15 per night out. (I predrink for a few hours first, which predrinks never cost more than £5).
    I go out every Saturday and in the week if it's someones bday/an occasion.
    And I spend less than £20 a week on food.
    I'm budgeting £40 a week which should be enough, and will keep a little extra for when I run out of essentials like deodorant etc...
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    You are will probably need more than that to survive.

    I lived in catered this year I still spent £70+ per week. Nights out are about £10-£20 per day and pre-drinks are normally £10-£20 for me. My uni has cheap drinks, for instance Jagerbombs are £1.50, a pint is £2.50 and the infamous quad vod is £4.

    Freshers week alone cost me £200.
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    Yeah, easy. If you're spending more than that (on average) on going out, you probably aren't properly engaging with your degree.
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    Freshers week is usually a lot more expensive. But £25 a week for food sounds good. Whenever I go out I spend between £20-£50, be careful and you'll be fine.
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    Imo, £25pw can work provided you are health conscious and don't want to spend on junk PLUS you are not willing to buy expensive food.
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    £25 on food- wow, what I could do with that! I just finished my first year of uni- and spent between 10-15 on food, per week, so you should be more than fine with that!

    Plus pre drinking will also cut down on costs of nights out, so you should be more than fine Have fun!
 
 
 
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