The Higher Education Hardship Fund

The Higher Education Hardship Fund is a discretionary fund administered by Student Services to help university-level students who are experiencing genuine and unavoidable financial difficulties.

The fund is available for those in receipt of the maximum amount of student loan and maintenance loan/grant available to them. For full details of eligibility to access this fund please refer to the Higher Education Hardship Fund Procedure below. An application form is also below, but it is strongly recommended that you consult with Student Services on the numbers detailed in the procedure before completing an application.

Please send your completed application form to

For more information, visit the HE Student Community Team on Microsoft Teams.