Help with Hardship

Money@Campuslife administer Hardship Funds that offer short-term financial support for help with living costs to students facing financial hardship due to unforeseen circumstances.  Our funds are available to full & part time, Undergraduate & Postgraduate students.  There is also a fund for International students.  Details of our different funds are on the tabs below, please ensure you select the application that fits your circumstances to avoid delay in assessments.  Awards are not guaranteed.  If granted an award, you do not need to pay it back.

Please read terms and eligibility prior to submitting an application to any of the Hardship Funds to ensure you meet the criteria.

*If you would like your application to be assessed before Christmas you must submit your application by Monday 4pm 30/11/20.   

**UPDATE - You can still apply if you have missed the deadline.  If you are struggling financially, please submit a hardship application and we will endeavour to get it assessed before Christmas.  Please note - assessment before Christmas does not guarantee payment within that time.  Awards are not guaranteed. 

Hardship Funds

Further Information

Upon application to any of the hardship funds you will be required to provide evidence of financial hardship as well as the unforeseen circumstances which has resulted in you applying to the fund.

We seek to support those facing unexpected hardship the best we can and recent spending evidenced in your bank statements will be taken into account when making a decision if an award will be made.

Postgraduate students are also required to evidence adequate financial provision prior to the start of the course for living and study costs and the unforeseen circumstances that has impacted on their finances.

Please note that the Hardship funds are unable to help with the costs of tuition fees.

Applications are welcome through the medium of Welsh and will be treated and assessed in the same manner as English applications.

For guidance on completing an application, please see the 'Help on completing your application' section which contains lots of guidance and information to ensure your form is completed fully to avoid any delays to the assessment time.

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