Britain has five university cities in the global top 20 listing as the most expensive places to live for students.
London tops the UK list with an average weekly rent of £257.
Oxford comes in eighth with a rent of £205 a week, followed by Cambridge in 10thplace, with a weekly rent of £195.
The average global rent, according to a report by international student accommodation web site Student.com is £162 a week.
The most expensive cities are Boston, USA, with average weekly rents of £351 and New York, which costs students £304 a week.
Derby rates as the cheapest student city for rents in the UK, with a rent of £87 a week and a world ranking of 115th out of 125 cities.
Albacete, Spain, had the least expensive student accommodation, with a weekly rent of £45, followed by Johannesburg, South Africa at £57 a week and Singapore at £126 a week.
Most expensive UK cities for students
Most expensive global city rents for students