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Emergency funding

Things can happen during your time at University which may lead to you running out of money, causing stress and worry. 

You may be eligible to receive financial support for your tuition fees and living costs while you study with us. 

Book an appointment

Funding may be available if you've experienced a delay in your normal funding being paid.

Login to MetHub to book an appointment with a Money and Welfare Advisor, who may be able to help you access emergency funding.

You can also book face to face appointments though the i-zone.  i-zone staff can also show you how to book appointments online if you are unsure how to do this.

Student Support Fund

The University Student Support Fund aims to assist students who experience unexpected financial difficulties due to circumstances which could not have been predicted at the start of their course.

You could get extra money from us if you’re experiencing financial hardship. 

How to apply

Discretionary awards may be given to eligible full and part-time students studying undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

You can apply online. The application process talks you through the eligibility requirements and supporting evidence checklist.

Apply to the Student Support fund

Book an appointment with a Student Finance Advisor

If you need help filling out your application form, you can either speak to a member of the i-zone team or book an appointment with a Student Finance Advisor.


  • you must have taken out your full student loan entitlement

  • you must have utilised any interest free overdraft facility available to you

  • you must be an enrolled student 

  • if you have any unpaid debt to the University you must already have a payment plan in place

  • you must have your attendance verified by your Programme Director / Tutor.


We can discuss budgeting plans, money saving tips and general money advice to help you through University. 

Login to MetHub to book an appointment to speak with one of advisers. 

Book an appointment