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    For uni in Birmingham
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    Also most of my entertainment comes from Netflix (£8.99 p/m) and my phone which isn’t a contract one so I just pay for credit (£15 p/m) which I’ll be paying for with the money I’ve saved so lol socialising shouldn’t be taken into account
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    That's enough - average for food is £25 a week so you have £25 for anything else you want.

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    From what you're saying its £50-£60 for just food/drink and toiletries? If so, that's more than enough.
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    Water, gas and electricity bills? If accounted for then sure £50/week is a fair amount.
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    I spend hundreds/week. But it depends on the person.

    I'd normally say that 50 isn't enough, but if you cover most expenses with your savings, then it might be fine.
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    50-60 is fine if you have another pot of money for additional expenses

    a few things though -
    I really wouldn't pay for a studio, it's lonely and generally small and cramped and you'll struggle to make friends, living with people is a life skill so I would move into a small shared flat.
    don't buy any books for your course, they're virtually always available at the library and often unnecessary and they cost a shedload so it's a real waste when you only read them a handful of times
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    I've been at uni for a few weeks now and I've only spent £5 on food, it's all about your personal spending.
 
 
 
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