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    So as i'm going uni next month, i just wanted to see where your student loan / money goes?

    Could you fill these please (:

    University Location within UK:
    Rent p/w:
    Food p/w:
    Transport p/w:
    Social p/w:
    Phone: (please specify cost annually or montly)
    Gym/Sports membership: (please specify if annual or monthly cost)
    Other memberships (please specify which and how much)
    Grooming (haircuts, shampoo): (please specify rougly how much per month)
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    University Location within UK: North west
    Rent p/w: £110 (bills included)
    Food p/w: £15
    Transport p/w: £15
    Social p/w: Varies (I don't go out)
    Phone: (please specify cost annually or montly): My parents pay it but it's £36 a month for an iPhone 6.
    Gym/Sports membership: (please specify if annual or monthly cost): £200 annually
    Other memberships (please specify which and how much)- N/a
    Grooming (haircuts, shampoo): (please specify rougly how much per month): Probably like £30-40 for shamoo and body wash and stuff like tha


    tI get the minimum loan which only just covers my rent ( I have £22 left over after rent) . My parents give me £200 a month and I have three part time jobs
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    So as i'm going uni next month, i just wanted to see where your student loan / money goes?

    Could you fill these please (:

    University Location within UK:
    Rent p/w:
    Food p/w:
    Transport p/w:
    Social p/w:
    Phone: (please specify cost annually or montly)
    Gym/Sports membership: (please specify if annual or monthly cost)
    Other memberships (please specify which and how much)
    Grooming (haircuts, shampoo): (please specify rougly how much per month)
    Hello

    Obviously the amount will differ depending on person and what not;

    - Location: Lincoln
    - Rent P/W: £85 (£385) - Student House
    - Food P/W: £15
    - Transport P/W: £20 - Own Car
    - Social P/W: £30 - Depending
    - Phone (Monthly): £45 (iPhone 6, 3, Unlimited Texts, Calls, Internet)
    - Gym/Sports Membership: £25 a month or £100 for the year in Freshers Week
    - Other Memberships: £60 (Insurance and AA Membership)
    - Grooming: Free (Mother Cuts My Hair)

    Like I said, it's difficult to get an accurate read out as it's different for every person so it won't be as accurate as you until you get to university.

    Good luck
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    University Location within UK: Bristol
    Rent p/w: £135-170 (latter was catered halls, former was shared housing)
    Food p/w: £20-30
    Transport p/w: Up to £25 for car petrol (but didn't use it for uni, just walked there so don't count this)
    Social p/w: £10-20
    Phone: (please specify cost annually or montly) Didn't pay mine but £20 PM (phone bought outright)
    Gym/Sports membership: (please specify if annual or monthly cost) ours was £185/290 per year (off and on peak). Get off peak or shop around if
    you need cheaper.
    Other memberships (please specify which and how much) any club memberships I had. Varied from £10 PY up to about £200 in first year (joined lots, and cheer which was expensive)

    Grooming (haircuts, shampoo): (please specify rougly how much per month) ~£3 PM at most - cut my own hair.
 
 
 
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