Two students walking across the courtyard at the University of Wolverhampton's City Campus.

Affordable Living

Student life in Wolverhampton is welcoming and reasonably priced all year round. If you live in university-owned, on-campus accommodation, you’ll enjoy cost-effective living with all your bills included in the price.

During term time, we provide a free inter-campus shuttle bus to attend lectures or other University of Wolverhampton facilities.

Our support services are on hand if you are ever struggling and need additional financial help.

If you move from undergraduate to postgraduate study with us, you get a 20% discount on the cost of your course, with our postgraduate loyalty discount.

The University of Wolverhampton is the 5th cheapest in UK for student accommodation according to Student Crowd (February 2024).

Wolverhampton vs Manchester living costs (according to MyLifeElsewhere, June 2024).

  • 12% cheaper overall
  • 7% cheaper for a basic meal with a drink
  • 13% cheaper for groceries
  • 22% cheaper for rent and utilities
  • 22% cheaper for transport


WLV Wallet

The WLV Wallet online portal has resources to support you, including free live events, student blogs, wellbeing resources and an online store where you can receive a bursary of up to £300 to spend.