01/10/2014 05:57 BST | Updated 01/10/2014 05:59 BST

Best Apps for London Fresher Students 2014

So, you've done it. You've moved out from your parents' cosy warm house in the sticks and into your cramped, smelly university halls in the Big Smoke.

It won't take you too long to figure out that London is HUGE and though it has loads to offer in terms of nightlife and culture, it also has a lot to take from you- namely all of your student loan. The hardest part of the move will be figuring out how to get the best out of the city and keep costs down wherever possible.

We've put together a list of apps that can help you hit the ground running and save you time, money and tears.