Going to university can mean more costs that just course fees. Accommodation, books, study materials and transport are all common expenses that can be overlooked.

Brisbane and New Orleans are both considered to be much cheaper locations for students compared to other major cities in Australia and the United States, but you'll still need to plan and budget carefully.

To help you plan for your time at UQ and Ochsner, we've compiled some helpful cost of living information you can use as a guide in estimating your budget while studying with us.