You have your acceptance and your global ed journey to the UK is about to begin. But what about life beyond the uni? The newness of the place and budget issues can get intimidating.
Here’s what we’re looking at today…
Studying in London
Studying in Edinburgh
Studying in Manchester
Studying in Glasgow
Studying in Coventry
Here’s all about student cities and resources in the U.K.
Student cities in the UK
QS Rankings, in addition to their university lists, also publish a list of the best student cities for international students. It is built out of indicators that include university rankings, student mix, desirability, employer activity, affordability, and student view. And this was their 2021 list…
Newcastle upon Tyne
Picking a place to live
If you are not living on campus, choosing a place to live is probably the next big decision you will have to make after courses and university. How, you ask? Cost-time benefit analysis. You balance travel time (to and from your university), cost of travel and cost of living, because, let us face it, places like London aren’t easily affordable.
But that’s not all. Being an international student also means immersing yourself in the local culture and finding a spot that suits your personality. Are you a foodie? Do you look for an artsy ethos? How much do you socialise? Downtown or the suburbs? Or any other thing that will make your transition into a new country more comfortable.
And here are some of the things you can do to, irrespective of the city you are in, to live on a shoestring budget.
Living on a student budget
Showcase your student-hood. Carry your student id around. Many places in the UK have special discounts and offers for students––whether it is restaurants, pubs, grocery stores or even some shopping outlets. Have a list of those in your locality to make the best use of it.
Loyalty cards, discount coupons, Groupons and the like are your best friends.
UNiDAYS is the way to go. Sign in and verify your student id there to get exclusive deals in restaurants, pubs, clothing, tech, etc.
Budget hard and strong and do not deviate much from it.
Thrift stores, local markets and wholesale stores work out less expensive than getting take away.
Look for used furniture and kitchen equipment online and hustle for the best deal.
Use public transport as much as you can.
Explore free entertainment around your locality, like a picnic in a park, a walk through a boulevard or a historical area, or even a local library.
But, if you do find yourself in one of these cities, here is a guide that will help for the top five student cities in the UK.
Studying in London
Areas to live in
Woolwich, Deptford, Leytonstone, Stratford, Streatham and Docklands if you are looking for budget accommodations
Brixton, if you are looking for student-friendly, thriving nightlife
Dalston and Shoreditch for the artist hipster in you, a Banksy-vibe
Richmond, if you don’t mind the travel. Beautiful countryside with plenty of open spaces
Cheap Eats and Student Discounts
Camden and Borough Markets for mouthwatering street food
Restaurants like Cabana The O2, Ping Pong Southbank, Honest Burgers Holborn and Absurd Bird Soho have dedicated days for student discounts and UNiDAYS offers
Bar Kick, The Fire Station at Waterloo and the Miller Pub for a fun weekend night out with friends
Skating at Somerset House, the afternoon teas, student bars, free parks and museums, Covent Garden, The Scoop, Angel Comedy Club, Westminster Abbey, Platform 93/4 at King’s Cross
Oxford Street – one of the busiest in the U.K.
Westfield Shopping malls
Camden, Regent Street and the King’s Road for smaller, street markets
Greenwich for fun arts and crafts items
Pimlico, Notting Hill Gate for thrift shopping
Top Universities in London
Imperial College, UCL, King’s College, London School of Economics and Political Science, Brunel University, SOAS University
Studying in Edinburgh
Areas to live in
Fountainbridge – the perfect balance between the bustle of the city and the quiet of the suburbs
Haymarket – close to the city centre, you get to experience rugby fever
Newington – heavy student population, known for its restaurants and bars for the foodie in you
Cheap Eats: Nile Valley Cafe, Oink Grassmarket, Phenecia, The Police Box Coffee Bars
Walk along the Water of Leith, Dancing at Sneaky Petes, Dinner and drinks at the Devil’s Advocate, picnic and games with friends in the Meadows to the south of the city
Stockbridge Sunday market for cheese pops, homemade bakers and fresh produce
Oxfam, Mary’s Living and Giving and Barnardo’s for thrift shopping
Princes Street, George Street and Multrees Walk where you can window-shop for designer goods to your heart’s content
Top Universities in Edinburgh: The University of Edinburgh, Edinburg Napier, Leith School of Art
Studying in Manchester
Areas to live in:
Of all the major cities in the UK, Manchester is probably the most budget friendly. You will find a lot of international students living around Withinington and Fallowfield.
I am Pho, Vivid Lounge, This & That, Rudy’s Pizza, Yard & Coop serve big portions at affordable prices
Arndale and Manchester markets have great street food that you can grab on the go.
Having a Tastecard account can get up a 50% discount in over a 120 restaurants in Manchester.
As an international student living in Manchester, you can explore its world renowned music scene and its industrial heritage. Walk around the docks, about a 100 km of canals and enter the world of steam engines. Manchester’s night life is also abuzz, thanks to the live music scene.
The Markets: Levenschulme, Northern Quarter, Castlefield, Altrincham and the Markers Market – explore these areas for fresh produce, local crafts and vintage memorabilia at affordable prices. You might even get to experience live gigs and local artists performing.
Afflecks is a Manchester institution. This indoor market gives you a relaxed, indie vibe and is filled with bars, shops, tattoo parlours and live events.
If you are a music buff, Manchester is the place to explore vinyl records. This is a dangerous path, wallet-wise, but is definitely worth window shopping and drooling over.
Top Universities in Manchester
The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Royal Northern College of Music, University of Salford
Studying in Glasgow
Areas to live in
Finnieston, Hillhead and Partick are student centred areas around the University of Glasgow
Maryhill and Anniesland are slightly further away but are also less expensive.
Glasgow City Centre or Dennistoun would be a better choice if you are enrolled in Strathclyde or Caledonian University.
The 78, The Flying Duck, Bar Soba and St Judes are some of the spots worth trying out.
Student Spots: With hundreds of bars and clubs, Glasgow’s night life will never disappoint. But if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Loch Lomond or even the Glasgow Necropolis (yes, it is a graveyard) will give you some beautiful sights.
Style Mile is the place to be, as most of the shopping spots of the city are concentrated here. From top designers to thrift stores, Style Mile gives you the best of all worlds.
However, to truly experience the culture of Glasgow and to do so on a budget, it is the weekend markets that need to be explored for everything from produce, clothes and home decor.
Top Universities in Glasgow
University of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Strathclyde, The Glasgow School of Art
Studying in Coventry
Areas to live in
Earlsdon, Stoke, Barras Heath, Canley are the areas you begin with
Slug and Lettuce, The Pod Cafe, Chi Bar, Millie’s Kitchen, Gourmet Food Kitchen
Factory at FarGo village is a place worth checking it. It brings together local kitchens and traders with music, craft beer and cocktails.
Richoh Arena for the rugby fans
A stroll along the canal
Stratford-Upon-Avon, if you are a Shakespeare buff
Relaxing at the War Memorial Park or Coombe Abbey
Nightlife: Kasbah, The Phoenix, The Aardvark, and of course, Scholars
Check out the Coventry Market, FarGo village, Central 6 Retail Park Bannerbrook Park and Cross Point for all your shopping needs.
Top Universities in Coventry
Coventry University, University of Warwick, Coventry College
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Right of a user in relation to data submitted:
Any user who has submitted Personal Information on the Site has the right to (i) access, correct, delete such Personal Information subject to us successfolly verifying your identity; (ii) object to us processing your Personal Information on legitimate grounds; (iii) to withdraw your consent to our use of your information at any time where we rely on your consent to use or process that information; (iv) opting out of receiving any promotional or marketing material by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" button or by sending an email to [email@example.com]. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, this will not affect the lawfolness of our use and processing of your information on the basis of your consent before the point in time when you withdraw your consent; (v) right to have the Personal Information transferred to another data controller; and (vi) lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particolar in the jurisdiction of your habitual residence, place of work or of an alleged infringement of any applicable data protection laws. Any request received by us by the user in relation to the aforesaid shall be acknowledged by us within seventy-two (72) business hours.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
TC Global does not share any Personal Information with any third party without your consent, except when directed by the law. TC Global can use this data to verify user identity in line with engagement initiated by the user. We will communicate with you using the contact information provided by you in order to respond to any queries that you may have and to provide any information that you may request regarding the services provided through the Site. We may communicate with you either by written, physical communication, email, telephone, SMS or via notifications on your mobile device. We may also send strictly service-related announcements to you periodically and when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our services are temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email, text message, flash notification or telephone call. If you do not wish to receive such alerts, you have the option to unsubscribe from such emails or opt out by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may use Personal Information or Usage Information collected through the Site in the following ways:
to operate and improve our Site and tools associated with the Site;
to create aggregated and anonymized information to determine which Site features are most popolar and usefol to users, and for other statistical analyses;
To customize the content or the services on the Site for you, or the communications sent to you through the Site.
To help provide you the services accessible through the Site, which may include liaising and providing information to visa/customs/immigration offices of various countries and admissions offices of universities situated across the globe;
To observe, improve and administer the quality of services on the Site;
To analyze how the Site is used, diagnose technical problems;
Remember the basic information provided by you for effective access;
To confirm your identity in order to determine your eligibility to use the Site and avail our services;
To notify you about any changes to the Site;
To enable TC Global to comply with its legal and regolatory obligations;
For the purpose of sending administrative notices, service-related alerts and other similar communication with a view to optimizing the efficiency of the Site;
Doing market research, troubleshooting, protection against error, project planning, fraud and other criminal activity; and
Marketing activities: We use your information for marketing activities. These activities include:
Using your contact info to send you regolar news about relevant products and services. You can unsubscribe from email marketing communications quickly, easily, and anytime. All you need to do is click the "Unsubscribe" link included in each newsletter or other communication.
Based on your info, individualized offers might be shown to you on the Site, on mobile apps, or on third-party websites/apps (including social media sites), and the content of the site displayed to you might be personalized. These coold be offers that you can book directly on the Site, on co-branded sites, or other third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting.
When you participate in other promotional activities (e.g. sweepstakes, referral programs, or competitions), relevant info will be used to administer these promotions.
Administrative and Legal Reasons:
We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. Thus, we may access, use, store, transfer and disclose your information (including Personal Information), including disclosure to third parties such as government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we reasonably determine is necessary and appropriate: (i) to satisfy any applicable law, regolation, governmental requests or legal process; (ii) to protect the safety, rights, property or security of TC Global, our services, the Site or any third party; (iii) to protect the safety of the public for any reason; (iv) to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; and /or (v) to prevent or stop any activity we consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, an illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SERVICES
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our Site.
Your information will be retained with TC Global as long as it is needed by TC Global to provide services to you. If you wish to cancel your account or request that TC Global no longer uses your information to provide services, you may contact TC Global at email@example.com.. TC Global will promptly delete the information as requested. TC Global will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce its agreements or for other business purposes. When TC Global has no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymize it.
CONTACT & POLICY UPDATES
CHANGE OF INFORMATION AND CANCELLATION OF ACCOUNT
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information provided as part of account registration. If your Personal Information changes, or if you no longer desire to access the Site, you may correct, delete inaccuracies, or amend information by contacting us through firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond within 72 hours of receipt of communication.
You have the right to request that we rectify or delete the personal data or restrict the processing of your personal data, if you think they are inaccurate. Furthermore, you have the right to object against the processing based on our legitimate interests as a legal basis. We are required to assess and act on your request. Additionally, you also have the right to data portability if it shoold become relevant. You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.
[You may also cancel or modify your communications that you have elected to receive from the Site by logging into your user account and changing your communication preferences.
If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you details with respect to our services and the Site, please write to us at email@example.com.
If you wish to opt out of receiving non-essential communications such as promotional and marketing-related information regarding the Site and our services, please send TC Global an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By email: email@example.com
In the event of any grievances, user can contact the grievance officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at the following address:
The Chopras Global Holdings PTE Ltd
No. 3 Shenton Way
#10-05/06, Shenton House