A student on the BA (Hons) Fashion: Fashion Design Menswear course, Dominic is from London. He spends around £50 per week on hobbies such as going to the theatre, art classes or enjoying the London night life.
Dominic tends to make his own clothes but will treat himself sometimes, with an average weekly spend of £20 on clothing. Projects completed throughout his degree involve some extra costs for materials. These can vary from £70 to £400 per term, depending on the project.
To help fund these costs, Dominic works as an ArtsTemp as part of UAL’s in-house temping agency.
Jessy moved from India to London and studies BA (Hons) Design Management. Alongside his studies, Jessy works as a Student Ambassador and spends his free time playing basketball and watching films.
His course is primarily theory-based, so Jessy doesn’t spend much on course materials. Sometimes he does put some money aside for printing – an average weekly cost of around £5.
Jessy chooses to cook at home to save money. He also likes to shop in charity shops, spending an average of £20 per week on clothes. He’s willing to spend slightly more on special events. Jessy generally has a good balance between essential and leisure costs, spending £5 to £30 per week on hobbies.