Money and finances

Help and guidance about living expenses, budgeting, opening a bank account and paying your tuition fees.

Students outside Talybont Court

Paying tuition fees

You can pay your tuition fees in a number of ways. It is important that you pay either your first installment or your full fee at enrolment otherwise we cannot register you as a student.

Cyclist riding past an HSBC branch.

Opening a bank account

To open an account with most UK banks, you'll need a letter from us confirming your contact details and your passport.

Two female students shopping in Cardiff city centre.

Living expenses and budgeting

Find out how much basic items cost, if you need to buy course books, which discounts are available and more.


Living costs calculator

Cardiff is one of the UK's most affordable cities. See how far your money goes by using our living costs calculator.