the canteen and student shop offer reasonably priced food and snacks. the town centre is nearby where food can be purchased from sainsburys, tesco or asda, as well as from several cafes and fast food restaurants. there are several water fountains on campus that can save you money. the university website has a job shop where many part time or permanent jobs around the area are posted for students to have a look at with details on how to apply for those interested too. there are jobs on campus such as working in the canteen, the library, the bar, the student shop etc. there is a good number of popular course books available at the library, some of which can be available to read online which is very useful if you are looking to save some money. the best way to save money on the cost of transport is to have a student oyster card which gives you a discount on adult weekly and monthly travel cards.