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It can be difficult to get your head around the world of student finance, but the money advice team is on hand to help you make sense of what lies ahead.

Find out about:

Undergraduate and PGCE funding

Fee waivers, scholarships, bursaries and awards

Postgraduate funding

International scholarships

Undergraduate and PGCE funding

Key facts for 2016/17

  • No upfront tuition fees. You won’t have to pay any fees while you are studying; you can apply for a student tuition fee loan to cover the fees. This will be paid directly to the university.
  • You can also apply for a student maintenance loan to help towards your living costs up to £8,200 if you live away from home to study and up to £6,904 if you stay at home.
  • Additional non-repayable grants may be available for students with dependents and for students with disabilities.
  • Living cost loans and grants will be paid to students in three equal instalments over the academic year – one at the beginning of each term.
  • You will only start to repay the loan after you have graduated and are in employment and earning over £21,000. You will repay 9% of your income above £21,000. For example if you earn £25,000 you would repay £30 a month. (i.e. 9% of £4,000/12 months).

Fee waivers, scholarships, bursaries and awards

The University of Gloucestershire is offering an extensive financial support package for undergraduate students commencing their studies in September 2016 as follows:

Bursary FAQs
Care leavers scholarship
Partnership bursary
Mature students bursary
Financial assistance fund
Financial assistance fund application form
Emergency short term loans
Sports scholarships
Music scholarship
PGCE bursaries and funding information

Each course can vary in price, so these are explained on the individual course pages.

Postgraduate funding

Postgraduate funding sources for international students

Postgraduate funding sources for home and EU students

International scholarships

The University of Gloucestershire is pleased to reward academic excellence and operates an extensive scholarship programme for international students. Please note the following:

• To be eligible for these scholarships students must be paying fees at the international tuition fee rate.

• Only students who hold an offer can be awarded a scholarship.

Scholarships and bursaries

We offer a range of scholarships from £2,000 to £4,000 for undergraduate or postgraduate taught courses. These will be awarded after receipt of application and offer and are valid for first year of study only.

International alumni bursary (for 2016 graduates) 20%
Alumni bursary 10%

Family bursary


Other scholarships

Music Scholarship £150 plus benefits

Further information

If you have any queries about our international scholarships, please email