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Financial Support

Graduation Support

After discussion with SUSU, money has been made available through the Student Support Fund, to support students with graduation costs relating to robe hire.

This will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, and the criteria for students to apply are:

To apply for support:

The Student Support Fund

The Student Support Fund

A team of trained advisors based in the Student Services Centre, Highfield campus are responsible for the administration of the Student Support Fund


There are a number of ways the University can support students who are struggling financially or experiencing financial hardship. Please read the information on these pages carefully to find out if you may be eligible for support, how to apply and how we deal with applications to the Student Support Fund.

The fund for 18/19 has now closed for standard/full assessments, however all students who have received an application link before the 1 April 2019 will be assessed in accordance with the standard criteria.

Due to the limited funds remaining it has been agreed that with effect from 1 April 2019, all students who apply to the fund will receive a short term assessment as follows;

Final year students- The maximum number of assessment weeks is 13

Other students-The maximum number of assessment weeks is 26

We will be providing presentations to all students who wish to be considered for support from the fund. If you have a complex situation, please view the presentation and submit an application. If necessary we will contact you to discuss your situation in more detail, or alternatively you can attend one of our Drop-Ins


To book a Presentation from the 1 April 2019, please contact the Student Services Centre on +44(0) 2380 599 599


Short term support

Short term support

Issues with your expected funding being received? Short term support may be available

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