Student Financial Support Team

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Advice & Assistance for Students on Financial Matters


Discretionary Fund and Childcare Fund application forms session 2015/16 - the closing date for students finishing their course in June or earlier is 8 April 2016, and for continuing students is 1 July 2016

SAAS is now open for 2016/17 undergraduate applications. The official closing date is 31 March 2017. 

SAAS is open for Postgraduate funding for 2016/17. Eligible full-time postgraduate students can also apply for a living-cost loan up to £4,500.  The living-cost loan is not available to part-time postgraduate students.  Information on arrangements for 2016-17 is available from SAAS website 

SAAS Part-Time Fee Grant application forms for 2015/16 are still available from SAAS website  However, your application must be with SAAS no later than 3 months after the course start date.  This Team will complete Section E of the PTFG application form.

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The STUDENT FINANCIAL SUPPORT TEAM provides advice and assistance to students on financial matters. We can offer advice and assistance for students in financial difficulty. For example we can help with:

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate, full-time and part-time funding queries
  • Applications to the Discretionary Fund and the Childcare Fund
  • Applying for support from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS), the Student Loans Company, Student Finance England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • Short-term loans from the University's Emergency Aid Fund
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • Part-time fee grant
  • Academic decisions and financial implications
  • Trust Funds, Bursaries and Scholarships

The team takes the issue of personal privacy seriously and all matters are discussed in complete confidence. If you would like to find out more about the services we offer, or discuss financial matters, then why not come and see us for a chat. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 10am until 4pm.  There is normally no need to make an appointment, but we can arrange this if you prefer.  An Adviser will also be available at our drop-in times - Wednesday 2-4pm and Friday 10am-12 noon.


The Advice Centre - Student Financial Support Team
McCance Building
16 Richmond Street
Glasgow, G1 1XQ

Tel: (0141) 548 2753

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