Student budget calculator

Managing your money can seem a daunting prospect when you are a student. We've designed this student budget calculator to help you plan your finances and make sure you have enough money to last the academic year.

Simply complete the boxes below as far as possible and click on the 'Calculate' button.

Calculator

YOUR MONEY
(Please input the total amount of money you have for the year under these headings)
Student Loan
Savings
Other income (eg. Family contributions, grant, scholarships etc)
For your calculation we will assume that the total figure above is spread evenly across the year. Please add any additional monthly income, such as a part-time job, in the box below.
Additional monthly income
YOUR EXPENSES (Please note: all amounts are per month)
Accommodation - Please include your share of bills and expenses
Rent
Utility bills - gas/electricity/water
Telephone
TV licence/subscription TV services
Any other household bills
Household items (eg. Furniture, TV etc)
Food shopping
Toiletries/medicines/other personal items
Studying  
Tuition fees
Books
Equipment/stationery
Transport and Travel  
Public transport (eg. train/bus/Luas fares)
Taxis
Car costs (eg. petrol, parking, motor tax, maintenance, insurance)
Other travel costs
Entertainment  
Concerts/music
Eating out/takeaways
Pubs
Cinemas
CDs/DVDs
DVD/video rental
Sports/clubs
Finances  
Loan repayments
Savings
Credit card/store card payments
Other outgoings
General  
Mobile phone
Clothes/footwear
Any other expenses


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