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Why did you choose the UK?

I chose the UK because it has some of the best universities in the world and I wanted to experience a new city.

Best thing about the UK?

The architecture and nightlife in London. Also it is very easy to commute to anywhere though it's expensive.

Have you found any challenges living here?

It was a new culture and I had to get used to it.

Have there been any surprises?

Not really.

Where are you living?

Uni accommodation.

How have you financed your studies?

I have a full scholarship.

What do you wish you had known before you arrived?

How busy life is here and how expensive London can be.

Do you think your time here is worth it?

Yes, it is worth it.

How have you coped with money in the UK?

By budgeting.

What advice would you give to other students coming to the UK?

They should make sure that they do not overspend anything.

INCOME
Loan £0
Scholarships £52000
University Bursary £0
Savings £0
Employment £0
Family and Friends ( £0
Any other income (please specify) £0
Total income £52000
Expenditure
Tuition fees £20100
Accommodation £7800
Utility bills (Gas, electricity, water etc.) £580
Transport £1200
Food £1560
Shopping £1000
Socialising £1300
Study costs (books, printing, trips etc.) £400
Insurance £80
Clothes £1200
Phone, internet etc. £250
Any other expenditure (please specify) £0
Total expenditure £35470