Your guide to loans, bursaries, grants, tuition fees and preparing your own budget.
Find out exactly how much university will cost you and how you can fund your studies. Understand how tuition fees differ within England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Get a realistic picture of all your likely outgoings - accommodation, food, travel, study costs, insurance and socialising - and work out a budget you can keep to. Take advantage of the latest information on student loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships, employer sponsorship and other ways to boost your funds.
* A unique list of bursaries and scholarships
* Valuable survival tips and first-hand accounts from students
* Practical advice on gap year, vacation and part-time term work
Bernard Kingston has degrees in chemistry from the Universities of Leicester and Sussex. He is the Principal Partner in Mayfield University Consultants and was Director of Careeers and later of International Affairs at the University of Sheffield. He is a past President of the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services. Nicola Chalton graduated from the University of Reading and University College London. She has worked as an editor and publisher, and has written and contributed to several books, including How to Improve Your Memory in 8 Simple Steps.