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BU Financial Support Fund

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.

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Placement year funding

The funding available for a placement year is significantly different to a normal study year - read our guidance for more information.

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External funding guidance

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.