Sheffield is the fourth largest city in the UK but still enjoys comparatively affordable living costs compared to other student cities.
Living costs in Sheffield are around 10% lower than the UK national average and 25% lower than London (Student Living Index, Natwest 2018).
Accommodation, travel, food and entertainment are affordable in Sheffield. And it’s easy to get around the city on foot. You can also save with student tickets on the trams and buses.
Most places offer student discounts, so make sure you keep your student ID with you to save money on food, entertainment and shopping.
Prices are intended as a guide only, Numbeo 2019.
UCAS has some useful tips on how to manage money with their budgeting tips.