Survey shows student spend

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RESEARCH has revealed the average amount university students from different parts of the country are set to spend on music festivals this year.

Marketplace website surveyed 2,100 students from 12 university cities to find out how much they have already or are planning to spend on the music festivals this year.

Onbuy asked students to take into account the cost of tickets and any other expenses they have already made or budgeted to spend such as transportation, food, drinks, merchandise, festival-specific clothing and any appropriate camping equipment.

The survey revealed that university students from London will spend the most at an average of £363.71. London-based university students were closely followed by those in Manchester (£351.46) and then Birmingham (£336.14).

Students in Portsmouth will spend on average £266.87 on music festivals this year.