UEA has been named as one of the cheapest universities in the UK to live and study at. The University came fifth in a study investigating the cost of living and studying across the UK, with the total cost of living over three years coming to £41,603.

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The study, conducted by Ukash, took into account factors such as the price of a pint of lager and gym membership, alongside tuition fees and rent. Nine living expenses were compared in total.

Edinburgh Heriot-Watt University came out on top, costing just £28,761 on average, with free entry to Student Union events and cheaper gym membership bringing the total down. The University of Edinburgh and St. Andrews came second and third, costing £31,210 and £33,603 respectively.

Low rent costs placed UEA in fifth place, with the average housing costs coming to £3,108 a year. This was below the University of Kent, which came in fourth cheapest with an overall cost of £35,344.

London School of Economics was found to be the most expensive university, with the cost of living over three years reaching £59,152 due to higher rent, car insurance end entry to student events.