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Managing your finances efficiently while studying can contribute significantly towards successful academic study.  Our guide provides practical advice on the cost of living in Wellington and how to budget for those costs on a student income, whether it be  a scholarship, bank loan or wages. Download (PDF logopdf, 0.80MB)a copy of the guide or collect a copy from our offices or Victoria International.

the International Students' Survival Guide

Topics covered in the Guide include:

  • Example of bills when sharing a flat - page 6
  • Assessing your personal spending - page 10
  • Cashflow budget for VUW Phd Doctoral Scholarship students - page 15
  • Sample cost of living for a family - page 17

You can also pick up a copy from any of our offices or contact us to have one posted to you.

9 July, 2013