The BU Financial Support Fund offers non-repayable support that can help you if you are having financial difficulties during your degree. Funds can help with childcare, travel, accommodation, as well as books and equipment. Please note that EU (non-UK), Channel Islands, Isle of Man and international students cannot apply for this fund.
You will not usually be required to repay this fund. Read the full details in the BU Financial Support Fund Student Guidance.
Eligibility for UK undergraduate and NHS funded students
Eligibility for UK postgraduate/Master’s students
How much may I be eligible for?
How is it paid?
How to apply?
NHS Learning Support Fund
The funding available for a placement year is significantly different to a normal study year - read our guidance for more information.
Free independent and confidential advice on housing, money, personal matters offered by BU Students' Union.
If you're struggling financially during your studies at BU and could benefit from additional support or guidance, there are a range of external resources available specifically for students.