Fees & Finances
When coming to University, you will have two main costs. These will be Tuition Fees and Living Costs.
The important thing to remember about the tuition fees is that UK/EU students do not have to pay the tuition fee up front – you study first and pay back when you’re earning. You don’t have to pay any tuition fees up front or while you are studying (although you can if you want to). The payment is deferred until after you graduate through a tuition fee loan. You will start to repay the loan as soon as you start earning over £25,000 a year.
All students, whether or not they are living at home, will have costs to meet. The main costs are accommodation, rent, bills, food, clothing, books, equipment, travel and socialising.
Help and Support
Whatever your circumstances, there is help available to all students to deal with the costs of university. You will recieve help from the government and from the University.
Scholarships & Bursaries
We offer over £3.4m in bursaries and scholarships to new and returning students. For new students this includes Merit Scholarships of up to £3,000. Bursaries offered include up to £1,000 a year for those from lower income families and £1,000 for students from care.
More information and details on how to apply for our scholarships and bursaries can be found on our Student Finance pages.
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Update for EU students in 2019/20
Following an announcement from the government, it has been confirmed that EU nationals in Wales in 2019/20 will be eligible to pay the same tuition fees as Welsh students and eligible to receive the tuition fee loan and/or grants from Student Finance Wales. The fee status and loan support will remain for the duration of study. For further details please check the Student Finance Wales website.