Financial support and funding for pre-degree courses
Although students studying a pre-degree course are not eligible to apply for a loan to help with living expenses, there are a number of other sources of funding available to help you with the costs of studying.
The following funding information is intended for students who live in the UK. Information for International students can be found on the financial support for International students web pages.
Funding available from UCA
You do not need to apply for the 16-19 Bursary Fund and the Adult Learner Support Fund in advance, the application forms and information about the funds for students starting pre-degree courses in 2013 will be available on here in July 2013.
For more details about funding available from UCA please contact one of our advice centres, contact details for the advice centres can be found on the advice and student finances pages of this website.
Financial support available from other sources
- 24+ Advanced Learning Loans
If you're aged 24 or older, you can apply for a loan to help cover tuition fees for courses starting on or after 1 August 2013. For more details visit the GOV.UK website.
- Care to Learn
If you're studying and aged under 20 at the start of your course, Care to Learn can help pay for your childcare costs while you're learning.
For further information on all of the above funding opportunities visit the website.
For further information on all of the above funding opportunities visit the GOV.UK website.
Help with travel costs
Your local authority may be able to help with the cost of travelling to and from UCA. For further information visit your local authority website or contact one of UCA's advice centres.
Advice and guidance
We have student advisers based at each campus who are available to help and advise you about money matters and can direct you to a variety of specialist resources to help you deal with practical issues and personal problems. Contact details for UCA's advice centres can be found on the advice and student finances pages of the website.