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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 will be re-opening for the 21/22 academic year on the 5th October 2021.

If an event has caused immediate, significant financial hardship and has left you in imminent danger of a serious consequence, please either attend an online appointment to discuss your situation in more detail or you can email  and a member of the team will contact you  to discuss what options may be available.

If you are facing a delay in receiving your statutory funding, please complete our application form here.

If you want support with your wellbeing, please contact Student Life at or by calling them on 02380 598 180. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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

ready to apply

Ready to apply

Please note the fund will be re-opening on 5th October 2021.

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.  

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