Support and advice (Student Funding Unit)

Whether it’s advice on student loans and grants, information on bursaries and scholarships, help with extra financial support or EU funding, our Student Funding team can advise you on all aspects of student funding. For tips and advice, our managing your money pages are packed with ideas on how to make your student budget go further. 

Important update

All our services have now moved to online support.


Contact us

studentservices@plymouth.ac.uk

+44(0)1752 587676


Have a question about student finances?

We’re here to help with many of your financial enquiries, including

  • Student loans and grants
  • Bursaries and scholarships
  • Extra financial support
  • EU funding

For specific queries on any of the following, please contact the relevant team and they’ll be happy to help.

Payment of tuition fees, visit fees and funding, or contact the Student Accounts Team, studentaccountsteam@plymouth.ac.uk.

Postgraduate scholarships and studentships, contact the Doctoral College at doctoralcollege@plymouth.ac.uk or relevant Faculty Office.

Payment of NHS, Social Work or Teacher Training Bursaries, contact the relevant Faculty Office.


More information about student finance

Short video about student finance for parents

EU funding 

On 2 July 2018, the Government announced that eligibility rules for students from the European Union (EU) and their family members, who commence courses in England in the academic year starting in August 2019 will remain unchanged. EU nationals will remain eligible for home fee status, undergraduate and postgraduate funding from Student Finance England for the duration of their courses under the current eligibility rules.

Further information from the Student Loans Company

Busting the myths about student loans

"Ignore newspaper headlines about students leaving university with £50,000 of debt. That's a mostly meaningless figure. What counts is how much you'll repay; for some that's far more, for others it's free."

Money saving expert, Martin Lewis shares his essential 20 key facts that every potential student, parent and grandparent should know.

Discover Martin's mythbusting tips

Student insight

I genuinely don't know how I would have been able to continue my nursing course without the help from the Access to Learning Fund. Your contribution has made it possible for me to realise this dream.

Lindsey Rosser, BSc (Hons), Adult Nursing, 2014