Cost of living guide 2017/18

Sources used to produce the DIT Student Cost of Living Guide included the Daft.ie rental report Q1, 2016, Consumer price index April 2016, HEA Eurostudent V (2013), if referencing the Student Cost of Living Guide please cite DIT Campus Life

 On average 40% of students receive Higher Education grants, and their Student Charge will be paid by SUSI.

 * The rent figure is the mean of National City regions single rent a room cost.  The above guide is a national guide, and the average rental figure for students in Dublin is higher at around €462 Rent in Dublin can vary widely from less than €300 per month for a shared room, up to €1,000 or more for a one bedroom unit in Dublin 2. (€462 Figure mean of Dublin region single rent a room cost)

 ** The travel cost is taking on the capped student LEAP fare of €30/week based on average month of 4.5 weeks

 *** Class materials and equipment cost can vary greatly, particularly for students in Arts, Sciences and Catering. For more detailed information you should contact your programme co-coordinator

 Students will also find out more information on student finance and budgeting at www.studentfinance.ie  and www.consumerhelp.ie .

 To get detailed information on rental costs in your search area, the PRTB have launched the national rent index more detail can be found at www.prtb.ie

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