Below is useful advice and guidance on how to manage your finances whilst studying in the UK and how to set up services such as Banking and National Insurance Numbers.
The Immigration and International Student Advice provides further support to International students.
Setting up a Bank Account
Advice on setting up a Bank Account in the UK
Council Tax Exemption
Guidance to check if your exempt from Council Tax in the UK
National Insurance Number
This is needed if you wish to work in the UK
Student Budget Planners
Tools to help you manage your money while in the UK