Financial support from UCL

We have some schemes to help students who are facing financial difficulties and we provide advice and information to help you get a grip on your money issues.

UCL Financial Assistance Fund

Link to UCL financial assistance fund

Learn more about the financial assistance fund for students in financial hardship.

Short term loans

Link to emergency loans

Limited cash loans are available if you've experienced a delay in your normal funding being paid.

Doctoral School Fellowship

Link to Doctoral school fellowship

Support for research students who have had their funding interrupted or withdrawn while they are studying.

Student Funding Advisors

Link to Student welfare: funding advice

Help, advice and support for students struggling with money management or complex funding issues.

Financial Support from the Students' Union


In addition to the funding available from UCL, the Students' Union has a variety of funds to support students in a range of situations.

Other Support

Five-pound note

Other resources for students in financial hardship including support during UCL closure periods.