If you are in hardship which means down to your last tin of beans, struggling to pay rent or have an unexpected bill, then you can apply to one of the two schemes that the university has to help with your funds – Student Financial Support Fund (SFSF) or FAF
- SFSF (Student Financial Support Fund) is for home students and an application form needs to be filled in and submitted to Kings gate via an interview.
- FAF (Financial Assistance Fund) is for EU and International students and the procedure is the same as for SFSF.
Whilst these funds will try to help they are not meant to replace mainstream funding and they have limited funds available.
If you think that you are in hardship the Student Advice Centre can help you look at maximisation of your income and make sure that you are getting all the monies you should be