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Cambridge University Energy Bills

Student life can be tough. Money is tight and you have to do everything you can to save yourself some money. The transition to paying for everything yourself can be tough, not just because you have to give your potential beer money away for bills, but arranging it all as well. Well, we’ve got good news for you: your energy bills are not complicated at all. The important thing is that you spend 5 or 10 minutes on the phone to Selectra so we can sort everything out for you, leaving you with more time and money to do what you really want to be doing, studying… right?

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Key information

University of Cambridge

Number of students: 19,580
Ranking: 1st
Graduate employability: 87.8%
Student satisfaction: 4.14 / 5

Anglia Ruskin University

Number of students: 20,700
Ranking: 118th
Graduate employability: 56.3%
Student satisfaction: 4.15 / 5

How much do energy bills cost?

Well, this really depends on how many people there is in your house and how much you’re all in the house. Let’s say that you live in a three bedroom, three person terrace house. You’re likely to use between 1,000 - 1,400 kWh of gas and 300 - 500 kWh of electricity per month. Now this might not make much sense to you right now but we’re about to put this into real terms.

If you are with SSE on a standard tariff, the type of deal your landlord has probably put you on as a default, you’d be paying something like the following:

Monthly usage:
Gas - 1,312 kWh
Electricity - 465 kWh

SSE Bath university energy bills

Monthly cost:
Gas - £58
Elec - £82

Total - £140

(£46.66 each per month)

Now, if you decide to spend 10 minutes on the phone to us today, you could switch to a deal something like the one below:

Bulb Bath university energy bills

Tariff: Bulb's 'Vari-Fair'

Monthly cost:
Gas - £40
Elec - £65

Total - £105

(£35 each per month)

This may not seem like a very big saving; however, this £36 monthly household saving will soon add up. Over a year you will save a massive £432 which seems like a no brainer for 10 minutes of your time.

Key contact information

The Cambridge universities have great student service facilities. If you would feel more comfortable speaking to someone from your university rather than us for advice, use the following information to contact the right people.

University of Cambridge

Student accommodation enquiries (on campus)
- +44 (0) 1223 338099

Student Union
- +44 (0) 1223 333313

Student services

Anglia Ruskin University

Student accommodation enquiries (on campus)
- +44 (0) 1223 698900

Student Union
- +44 (0) 1223 460008

Student services
- +44 (0) 1245 68 6700

Student services address
HEL341, 3rd Floor
Helmore Building
East Road