With the tuition fees rise looming, purse strings will be tightened and pennies counted.

With this in mind, many students will be taking a long, hard look at whether they can afford to go to university. One of the most obvious ways to save money is through accommodation. So, before you pick your university, perhaps take a look at how much it's going to cost you to live there.

Student site accommodationforstudents.com has revealed the 10 most expensive and the 10 cheapest places in the UK for average weekly student rent in 2012.

Here, we've put together a gallery of the most expensive university cities.

Will the price put you off?

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Cheapest University Towns To Live In

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  • London £107.29

  • Guildford £93.46

  • Exeter £93.42

  • Cambridge £92.70

  • Brighton £87.50

  • Winchester £86.40

  • Oxford £85.57

  • St Andrews £84.68

  • Plymouth £82.64

  • Canterbury £80.66