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The Student Support Fund

The Student Support Fund

The Student Support Fund is a pot of money that has been provided by the University to improve student success and progression.


The Student Support Fund is now open for the 21/22 academic year. If you are facing unexpected financial difficulties, please complete the application form here. Please note that we will be closing the fund on 10th June 2022.

The Financial Support team recognise that the rise in the cost of living, particularly the significant increase in utility cost will have an impact on those students who are already struggling to meet their everyday living costs. We have therefore taken the decision, that from the 1 April 2022 we will raise the set figures that we use as part of our Student Support Fund assessment process to reflect these changes. The revised information can be found here


Who can apply

Who can apply

Check your eligibility for the Student Support Fund.

the assessment process

What happens in the assessment

What we include, what documents you need to submit, amount of weeks the assessment covers, what you could receive, how payments are made and possible outcomes

Short term funding

Delay in Statutory Funding

If you have yet to receive your Student Finance loan/NHS bursary, you may find yourself short of funds. We may be able to provide you with a small amount of support to tide you over.  



The University has partnered with Blackbullion, a financial skill-building website for students, to provide digital tools and learning modules that improve money management.

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