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For anyone who has studied/studying in London, is it possible to survive on student finances (loans etc)..??
i have got an overdraft, of 500, and i do flyering now and again, my rents 110 a week. could probably do with a p/t job though.
HENCE THE FACT THAT ALL UNIVERSITIES THERE ARE POPULATED BY THE OFFSPRING OF MILLIONAIRES.
of course it is. everyone i knew at uni lived off their student loans, and were absolutely fine.
i was ok during it!
Russian oligarchs or something..??
so i had no choice. luckily at that time my parents were in a position to help me out. and i had a barjob.
however, working in the union for 2 years massively kept my booze and also food expenditures down. oh how it paid to have friends behind the bar and in the kitchen. :)
from free drinks off friends behind a bar.
Never a dull moment.
how much student loan will they give you?
Not including rent and fees, i spent about 1300 from start of uni till now, and thats including a good 300 on needless clothes shopping
and apart from working a bit thats all i have to rely on.
and I'm a right povo
no long, pricey fees, no halls, working part-time, communting in from zone 7 every day on the dirty Met line. *sigh*.
but it'll be sweet as
but you will have to work part-time and probably not live amazingly close to central London