Bursaries and financial support
Financing your studies and your living costs may seem daunting. There are however a number of different sources of funding, from the government and the university. If you need any help budgeting or meeting your costs, our Student Advice Service are always on hand to answer your queries.
If you are a UK or EU undergraduate student you will be eligible for government loans and may be eligible for a grant to help with your living costs. What you are able to apply for depends on the year you start studying. To find out the details go to:
- UK undergraduates starting in 2013
- EU undergraduates starting in 2013
- UK undergraduates starting in 2012
- EU undergraduates starting in 2012
- UK undergraduates starting in 2011 or before
- EU undergraduates starting in 2011 or before
Students who may need some extra financial support may be eligible for a bursaries to help with living costs or a reduce tuition fees.
The University of Brighton bursaries are only available to undergraduate students, but there are postgraduate bursaries available if you are studying for a social work or PGCE qualification.
- Bursaries available to students starting in 2013/2014
- Bursaries available to students starting in 2012/2013
- Bursaries available to students who started in 2011 or before
There are a range of funds and grants you can apply for if you need some extra help to meet your costs. These include:
|Source of funding||Overview of who can apply*|
|Access to Learning Fund||EU and UK undergraduate and postgraduate students|
|Student Support Fund||Undergraduate and PGCE students from England starting in 2012|
|NHS Travel Fund||UK and EU students on pre-registration NHS healthcare courses|
|Disabled Students Allowance||UK students with a disability|
|Alumni and Friends Student Hardship Fund||All students|
|Care Leavers Study Grant||UK students who have spent time in care and started studying in or before 2011|
*Please check the eligibility criteria for each grant/fund for the full requirements and any exemptions.
You can apply for a Bridging Loan in case of a financial emergency. Any student can apply. You will need to repay the money you are loaned.