You may be able to apply for financial support through Student Finance England to help with any tuition fees, living or accommodation costs you may have.
This information only applies to UK and EU students. If you’re an international student, you’ll need our international fees and finance pages.
If you’re under 20 years old and a parent, you can get help with the cost of childcare while you’re studying.
UCA has bursaries available to help students from lower income families with course costs and travel expenses. A small number of residential bursaries are also available for students aged 16-18.
Students aged 16-18 who are themselves, or have a parent/carer or guardian who are in receipt of certain benefits, are able to apply for free meals.
Further information is in the information packs below and applications should be made on the relevant bursary application form also below.
The bursaries available for 2016/17 entry are:
There are a number of travel saver-schemes available to you during your further education studies, depending on where you choose to study.
For more information on travel options, check out your local authority website.
If you’re in any way confused about what you can apply for, please get in touch with one of our friendly specialist advisers. They can also direct you to a variety of specialist resources to help you deal with practical issues and personal problems.