Cost of living in Glasgow is 33% cheaper than in London
Cost of living
Having been named the world's 2nd most affordable city (Time Out 2022), Glasgow is a great option for those looking for an affordable place to study and live.
There's never been a more exciting time to study in Glasgow. The city is growing faster, achieving more and bursting with energy and inspiration. With a student population of over 80,000, many local businesses, services and nightlife venues offer student discounts and promotions.
In order to budget for your time in Glasgow, it's best to plan for costs including accommodation, food, books, clothes, entertainment, travel and bills like electricity and gas. It's also a good idea to include money in your calculations for unexpected expenses.
We estimate that it will cost you £11,200 - £15,300 per year to live and study at Glasgow, but it could be more or less, depending on factors such as your choice of accommodation and your lifestyle.
Which? have put together an estimated breakdown of student costs for the University of Glasgow to help you work out your budget.