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How to pay

Payment methods

We accept all major credit and debit cards. Tuition fee and accommodation fees can be paid using our bank transfer platform provided in partnership with Western Union Business Solutions and Web Payment Marketing (Mybills).

Western Union service allows you to securely send bank payments from your bank account in the UK or overseas. Mybills updates immediate payment to your account via debit or credit cards.

If you have problems making a payment, please contact the Income Team on +44 (0)1242 714222 or vist the Contact us page for details of other departments.

Major credit card logos including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro
International payment service logos, including WeChat Pay, Klarna, Alipay, Trustly and Poli

Below you’ll find links to all our payment pages, covering everything from tuition fees to print credit.

Make a payment

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Pay accommodation rental charges
The university’s method of collection is by Direct Debit, and there are three instalments during the year. If you need to make an additional card payment for a failed Direct Debit, you can do so via MyBills.
Make an additional rental payment


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Pay for a trip
Pay for a course trip or university event.
Make a payment



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Books and publications
Books and publications are available from our online store.
Pay for a book or publication



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General store items
Make a payment for general online store items not found above.
Make an online store payment

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Invoiced charges
Make a payment to your account for invoiced library charges, accommodation fines or lost keys, and reassessment charges. Third parties can use this method to pay on your behalf. Your invoice number is required to proceed to the payment page.
Pay an invoice

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Academic document payment
Copies of your academic documents are available from our online store.
Pay for a document



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Print credit
Top up your print credit.
Buy print credit





Make a payment to your account for tuition fees

​Third parties can use this method to pay on your behalf. Your student number – without the ‘s’ prefix – is required to proceed to the payment page. 

International students

International Student Fees can be paid using our international payments platform: WU® GlobalPay for Students.

This fast and reliable service allows you to pay in your local currency via bank transfer, credit card, or by using a wide range of local online payment options including Alipay, UnionPay, India NetBanking and more without incurring any transaction charges. Gain peace of mind that your payment will arrive in full with our preferred payment service today.

Please always ensure that all fees paid are paid directly to the university and not via a third party.

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Watch the ‘how it works‘ video.










Benefits to you:

  • Pay fees in your local currency
  • Avoid fees and international foreign exchange charges from your bank
  • Easy to use on smartphones and other mobile devices
  • Pay online or by bank transfer
  • Rest assured knowing your payments are received in full by the University of Gloucestershire
  • Track your payment status by text and email
  • Get price and payment options upfront with a price comparison tool

Sponsored students

At point of enrolment, your sponsor can pay by credit/debit card. If your sponsor does not wish to settle your fees at enrolment, you and your sponsor will need to complete a sponsorship form​, available at the link below. You can then scan it and upload it to your student account online. Instructions for how to do this are available in the guide below.

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Sponsorship authorisation form







Alternatively you can post the completed form to the address below, but this may delay the process:  ​

Tuition Fee Administration, Pittville Student Village, Laurie Lee Building, Finance Office 02.17, Albert Road, Cheltenham. GL52 3JG​

Within two working days of receiving your completed sponsorship form, we will update your student account to enable you to enrol.​


You can get in touch with us using the options below​.​


01242 714535

Lines open Monday to Friday: 9am – 5pm


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