The Money Advice Service is here to provide students and potential students at the University of Worcester with welfare and financial advice and support. 

To arrange an appointment with a Money Adviser, please email firstpoint or phone 01905 54 2551.  

Supermarket Shopping Costs

Food & Other Essentials

It depends on what you buy but an average shopping basket is about £25-£35 per week. Try to avoid doing your grocery shopping in independent corner shops, which tend to be more expensive than supermarket chains. Prices can also vary considerably between supermarkets, for example every month "Which" compare how much the UK's biggest supermarkets charge for a trolley of groceries, from bread to toothpaste.

NUS Totum Card

TOTUM Student+ gives you access to amazing student discounts, offers and vouchers from over 350 national brands both online and on the high street, top exclusives like 10% off every time you shop at Co-op, FREE tastecard (worth £34.99 per year), and a FREE 1 year International Student Identity Card (ISIC), featuring over 150k international discounts.

A £14.99 annual fee is charged for the card, which can be bought online at, or £24.99 for 2 or 3 years. The fee is soon recovered through the savings available.