Purchasing IT equipment can be expensive. You may be entitled to financial help through The National Scholarship Programme. The payment from this award can be used against the purchase of IT equipment through the John Smiths Aspire web site.

If you need further information, contact:

Funding Enquiries

Carol Gray
Telephone: 01204 903499

Karen Bentley
Telephone: 01204 903497

Email: studentfunding@bolton.ac.uk


The university is not affiliated with any company selling computer hardware. However, there are various offers open to those who are in education.


If you are a student, teacher, lecturer, administrator or other staff member in education you qualify for special discounted pricing on Apple computers, software and select third party products.

Please visit the Apple Store for Education for further information.

Please note you can only use the University (HE) store when connected via computers on our campus network. If you are off campus you can still order by calling 0800 072 1154.


Dell delivers academic computing solutions designed specifically to meet these needs, including curriculum management systems, messaging and collaboration infrastructure, distance learning solutions, and robust classroom technology.

Please visit the Dell Store for Higher Education for further information