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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. 

Student Support Fund

The Student Support Fund aims to help you if you find yourself facing unexpected financial difficulties because of exceptional circumstances that could not have been predicted at the start of your course.

You must read the guidance before applying, and provide all of the documentation asked for. 

How to apply

  1. Read the guidance

  2. Check you are eligible

  3. Complete the form


You are eligible if: 

  • you have taken out your full student loan entitlement

  • you have received at least the first instalment of your student loan 

  • you are not suspended

  • you have utilised any interest free overdraft facilities

  • you have a payment plan in place to pay any unpaid debt to the University

  • your Programme Director / Tutor can verify your regular attendance

Other funding

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.

Self-help resources

If you are struggling to manage your finances, we recommend you complete our financial awareness e-Module: 

Contact us

If you need to talk to someone about budgeting and debt, or the Student Support Fund, you can book an appointment:

Money advice

Student Support Fund
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