Financial support for undergraduate students

Students at computer, Architecture studios, UCA Canterbury

There are a number of sources of funding to help you with the costs of studying for your degree.

Funding generally comes from two different sources from the
Government in the form of loans and grants or directly from UCA as bursaries and scholarships.

To find out more about the funding available to you please click on the relevant link below:

Please note: The funding information on our website applies to English students only. Students from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will need to contact their relevant student finance company, see links on the right-hand side of this page.

Information for International students can be found on the financial support for International students pages.

Advice and guidance

You can get an idea of how much financial support you're likely to receive by using the student finance calculator, fill in your course details and where you'll be studying and living, and you'll receive an estimate of the loans and grants for which you may be eligible.

There is also a large amount of information on Martin Lewis's Money Saving Expert website and they have written a guide for students which is available here as a pdf - You can afford to go to uni booklet. This booklet has all the key info about the tuition fees and loans and is crucial reading for anyone thinking of starting a degree.

Additionally we have Specialist Advisers based at each campus who are available to help and advise you about money matters and can direct you to a variety of specialist resources to help you deal with practical issues and personal problems. Contact details for UCA's Specialist Advisers can be found on the advice and student finances pages of the website.

Help with travel costs

There also may be help available for travel costs, for more information please read the fact sheet for the campus you are studying at:

We use cookies on our site for best user experience. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise we'll assume you're OK to continue