Cost of living

Tuition fees, accommodation costs, food, clothing, books, travel and socialising all need covering during your studies. This may sound daunting. However, this is where we have a real edge. Stoke-on-Trent offers a very competitive cost of living compared to other UK cities, meaning that you can get your degree at a much lower cost.

Stoke-on-Trent vs London

Accommodation

Stoke-on-Trent

City centre 1 bed apartment - monthly rental

£382.50

London

City centre 1 bed apartment - monthly rental

£1,676.69

Groceries

Stoke-on-Trent

Litre of milk

£0.89

Loaf of bread

£0.90

Bottle of wine

£6.99

London

Litre of milk

£0.91

Loaf of bread

£1.02

Bottle of wine

£8.00

Dining out

Stoke-on-Trent

Restaurant meal for 1

£10.00

Cappuccino

£2.50

Half litre draught beer

£3.00

London

Restaurant meal for 1

£15.00

Cappuccino

£2.61

Half litre draught beer

£4.50

Shopping

Stoke-on-Trent

Branded trainers

£48.00

Pair of jeans

£46.67

London

Branded trainers

£64.89

Pair of jeans

£63.42

Leisure

Stoke-on-Trent

Cinema ticket

£8.75

Monthly gym membership

£23.00

London

Cinema ticket

£12.00

Monthly gym membership

£48.42

Transport

Stoke-on-Trent

1km taxi ride

£2.17

Monthly transport pass

£60.00

London

1km taxi ride

£3.80

Monthly transport pass

£130.00

Prices are estimates only, from 2015 and 2016. Source: www.numbeo.com