Other Support

Other resources for students in financial hardship, including support over the Winter 2023 break.

Student Funding Office closing dates

The Student Funding Office will be closed from 5:30pm on Friday 22nd December 2023 to 9:00am on Tuesday 2 January 2024. During this period the below resources may be useful.


Information about support available over the Winter break is available on the UCL Student Support and Wellbeing Winter break 2023 page. The Student Union has a list of the support available to students during this time.
Citizens Advice can offer guidance on a wide range of issues including debt and money issues.
Toynbee Hall based in East London can offer free advice to people with debt problems.

Food banks

The Trussell Trust shows hundreds of food banks available nationally to help support people who cannot afford essentials for living.


Shelter and Crisis have useful advice for people facing homelessness.
Refuge provides support for women and children facing domestic violence.

Student funding

Information about external sources of student funding can be found on our main student funding pages by level of study.