Access to Learning Fund
A fund that helps students to remain in higher education, particularly people who need help with costs that can't be met from other sources.
Find out about how to apply, the way that your funding requirements are assessed and the kinds of help available for eligible applicants.
Eligibility and residency criteria
Find out the eligibility and residency criteria for the access to learning fund.
How and when to apply
You can apply by picking up a form from the Student Services Centre counter. You will also need to return your completed application and supporting documents in person.
General assessment information
We will assess your Access to Learning Fund application with reference to your income and outgoings for the whole academic year.
Short-term loans and Part-time Undergraduate Childcare Grant
We may be able to offer you a short-term loan if your Student Loan, NHS Bursary or other student funding is delayed through no fault of your own. If you applied for your student loan after 31 August you will not be considered for a LHF loan.