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Going to university guide

  • Be ready for university life with the Which? guide to going to college
  • Expert advice on the essentials you'll need to take with you
  • Student finance and accommodation
  • Learning to cook for yourself

What's in this guide

Going to university essentials

From finding somewhere to live to getting your student finances sorted out – discover the essentials in our going-to-university advice guide.

Student loans and finance

With tuition fees and living costs to worry about student finances can seem confusing but there are loans, grants and other help available.

Student accommodation

Finding the right place to live can make your student days much more enjoyable. Here's how to go about it.

How to find the best student bank account

Which? offers the top tips to picking the right student bank account, plus information on graduate accounts and graduate loans.

Student food and cooking

The idea of student food may conjure up visions of chilli con carne and takeaway pizza, but there are simple ways to eat more healthily.

Saving at university

Which? gives you the top tips to make your money stretch as far as possible during your time at university. Contains video

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