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Student Finance & Welfare Advisory Service


Are money worries interfering with your studies? Need to know where to go for funding advice? Do you​ nee​d to know how studying will affect your benefits?

The Student Finance & Welfare Advisory Service is part of Cardiff Met's Student Services and offers confidential, impartial and non-judgemental advice on all aspects of student finance and it's FREE to all Cardiff Met students and prospective students.

We offer face to face, email or phone appointments with Student Finance &Welfare Advisers at both Cyncoed and Llandaff, which can be booked through the Appointment Request form under the Quick Links on your Student Portal.


The services on offer include:


  • Short term emergency financial assistance if the first instalment of your Student Loan is late through no fault of your own-you can view further information here Emergency Financial Assistance

  • Information about PGCE incentives-you can view further information here PGCE Students

Hardship Fund

​You ​may be eligible for a non-repayable award from the Hardship Fund​​

PGCE Incentives

Information on Teacher Training incentives​ if you are coming to university in 2017.​

Prospective Students

​​If you're coming to university in 2017,  see what financial support​ you may be entitled to.​

What we offer:

One-to-one interviews with an adviser, 

Advice on budgeting and money management, 

Advice on what financial support is available and ​where to find it, 

Help with debt problems, 

Advice on benefits whilst you are a student​

And much more