Your creative career starts here.
As a prospective student to Ravensbourne, we want to make sure that you have access to all the information and support you'll need to start your creative career.
With a variety of events, webinars and access to our students on offer, we hope that we can provide you with answers to the questions you need.
Offer holder events
Are you holding an offer to study with us in September? We'll be running our second round of offer holder events in the coming weeks, so if you haven't already signed up make sure you do to have the opportunity to talk to our course leaders about your course in more detail.
Budgeting for University?
Between accommodation costs and making the most of student life, budgeting for university can be tough. Here are some of our tips on how to manage your money to help you get started.
Identify your student expenditure
Break it down in to two groups: Essential costs: Food, rent, phone bills etc
and Variable costs: Books, travel, nights out etc
Find out how you can save money.
The National Union of Students (NUS) offers the TOTUM card for student discounts and proof of age. It comes with an app to keep on top of new offers and membership is £14.99 per year. Free discount cards include StudentBeans and Unidays, both mobile apps who make their money by connecting advertisers to students.
Understand your general costs
£25 to £30 – a typical weekly food bill
£25.20 – seven day Oyster travel card, zones 1-2, on the London underground, Docklands Light Railway and London Overground (includes 30% student discount)
£8.00 to £10.50 – cinema ticket with a student discount
£5 – English breakfast at a café or pub
£2.80 – premium takeaway sandwich