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Living Costs In Wales

Study in Wales: Living Costs

While tuition fees are often at the top of students’ minds when choosing their study abroad destination, there are other costs to keep in mind when figuring out the financial resources necessary to make your study abroad dreams into a reality. 

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So we’ve compiled a list of the average prices for some typical expenses in Wales. You should still factor in the availability of student discounts for some of these items:


GBP £20


GBP £2.67


GBP £3.50

Cinema Ticket

GBP £6.00

Monthly rent

GBP £590

Monthly Transport

GBP £52.80

If you’re looking at higher education options, use this handy calculator to see how costs of living compare in the cities or towns you’re considering!

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Welsh Language & Culture

Wales is a country with a rich heritage. Find out more about what the country offers in terms of language, culture, and more! 

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Tuition Fees In Wales

Tuition fees for higher education programs in Wales can vary. Many international and domestic students pay different tuition fees, depending on where they are from. In this section you'll find all the information on how this works in Wales.

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The Higher Education System in Wales

Want to learn about how the higher education system works in Wales? A popular study abroad destination given its history and its fascinating culture. Find out more about the education system in Wales!

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Entry Requirements for UK Universities

Learn more about the United Kingdom's national application portal and how it applies in Wales. This section covers what you'll need to do when applying as an undergraduate and postgraduate.

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Don't let international student tuition fees stop you from studying abroad in Wales. Find out more about some of the scholarships available to international students here! 

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Student Visas for the UK

Do you need a visa to enter Wales to study? Learn more about the student visa process, and what you need to enter the country, depending on your citizenship. Don't worry! We've gathered the information you'll need to make it happen.

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Programs in Wales

Ready to browse higher education courses in Wales? Use our search engine to find and compare top programs in Wales today!

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Photo of A man with pigeons, Cardiff, Wales, UK by Shengpengpeng Cai on Unsplash.

Last update: 07 Oct 2020

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