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BU and Santander Covid-19 Support Fund

The BU and Santander Covid-19 Support Fund is now closed

​If you wish to discuss your financial situation further, please contact AskBU on 01202 969696 or

The BU and Santander Covid-19 Support Fund is intended to support students who are being financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is administered by Bournemouth University and is open to all enrolled students.

The purpose of the fund is to help students with a contribution towards costs for food, medicine and essential bills.

There are two types of award which can be made from this fund depending on your circumstance, as detailed below. 

BU and Santander Covid-19 Support Fund
Student without dependant children Up to £100*
Student with one or more dependant children Up to £200*

*Please note: updated funding amount applies from 19 May 2020.

The fund cannot assist with rent/mortgage payments. Please note that, tenants are currently being protected, as outlined by government announcements. If you have any concerns about your legal obligations regarding paying your rent or mortgage, then please contact SUBU Advice.

Awards from the fund will be made on a first-come, first-served basis to those meeting the eligibility criteria.

Please note: Students can only make one application to the fund. If you have already received an award from the fund and require financial assistance for food, please contact SUBU Advice who may be able to offer a food voucher. You will need to demonstrate you have no money available to you.

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