Financial assistance

Bursary scheme

There are two types of bursaries available, find out more here.

Applications for the 2024/25 bursary scheme will open on 27 August 2024.

Free meals

Free meals are available for all eligible students - find out more here.


Students may apply to the College for a short-term loan, in support of their studies. Parent/guardian agreement is generally requested and repayments are arranged through a standing order. If you would like more information about the scheme, please contact Kirsten Halvorsen by email at .

Childcare for young parents

If you are under 20, Care to Learn could pay up to £160 per child, per week, towards your childcare and travel costs, while you are learning. You can apply via the Care to Learn Scheme here or get information and application forms from Student Services.