Newcastle and Glasgow top list for student spending on alcohol

London doesn't even make the cut as Newcastle and Glasgow take the top two spots

Aftab Ali
Saturday 25 July 2015 01:55

As students across the UK eagerly-await their exam results next month, their fate hangs in the balance.

Important decisions will have to be made for those who plan on moving out to study for degrees: which university to attend? How much money will go towards rent, bills, books, and food-shopping?

How much money will be spent on nights out?

Well, if you want to know where to head to for a good night out, the 2015 Student Living Index survey by NatWest has found the top-ten UK cities where students spend the most money on alcohol.

Newcastle takes the lead with £15.72-per-week, followed closely by Glasgow where students say they spend an average of £14.24.

Dundee and Bristol were placed ninth and tenth where, respectively, students in these cities say they spend around £11.71 and £11.62 every week when they hit the town.

London, expectedly, didn’t even make the cut, finishing last out of a list of 25 cities where the UK capital’s students say they spend just £7.46 each week on alcohol.

However much you may spend on booze on a night out, though, please drink responsibly. Thank you.

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