Financial Hardship

Financial hardship is one of the biggest difficulties facing students. Here you can find info on bursaries, national funding pots and small things that can make a big difference, such as support with health costs.
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Child Support Agency

Child maintenance is financial support towards your child’s everyday living costs when you’ve separated from the other parent. Find out more information at gov.uk.

Child Maintenance

Course Cost Checker

This is broken down by department so that you can plan what you will need to spend throughout your degree. Find your subject to see the projected costs of things like fieldwork, specialist equipment, or course books that you may need.

Course Cost Checker

Exeter Student Finance

For all University of Exeter students, please see the student finance page from the University's website for information on your tuition fees, accommodation fees, due dates and penalties. You can also pay your fees online and find out about funding opportunities from the University of Exeter.

Exeter Student Finance

Falmouth Student Finance

For all Falmouth students, please see the student funding page from the University's website for information on your tuition fees and payment methods. There you can also find out about extra funding and bursaries for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses.

Falmouth Student Finance

Hardship Fund

Both Universities run hardship funds to support students in financial difficulty. You can download a form online and book an appointment with our SU Advisors to aid you in completing the form, should you need to.

Hardship Fund

Help with Health Costs

If you have a low income, you may be able to get help with NHS costs through the NHS Low Income Scheme (LIS). The scheme covers prescription costs, dental costs, eye care costs, healthcare travel costs and wigs and fabric supports. Find out more on the NHS website.

NHS Low Income Scheme

GOV.UK

The GOV.UK website offers a wide range of information and services on benefits, money, tax and more. You can find detailed guides on their website.

GOV.UK

The Money Charity

The Money Charity is the UK’s financial capability charity. They empower people across the UK to build the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours to make the most of their money throughout their lives. Check out their website for useful money-saving articles for students.

The Money Charity

Scholarship Search

Scholarship Search is a comprehensive resource for UK student funding information, from hardship funds and grants to bursaries, awards and academic scholarships. Check out their website for featured scholarships and advice.

Scholarship Search

Student Parents

SU's Advice Service has prepared some useful factsheets for parents who have dependent children.

Advice Service - Finance

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