“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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We offer an impartial and confidential information and advice service to students on a range of financial issues. We can identify what types of government and university funding you may be entitled to, provide information on tuition fees, and update you on the financial changes for the next academic year.
If you are having difficulty managing your finances whilst studying at University, we can help you work through your problems with budgeting and money management sessions. Learn how to manage your finances and avoid getting into debt.
If you would like to enquire about the availability of funding, require help with budgeting or need a more detailed discussion about your finances, a Student Funding Advisor is available by e-mail, telephone or face to face in the StudentCentre. Funding Advice Drop In sessions are held:
Monday 11:00 until 13:00
Tuesday 11:00 until 13:00
Wednesday 13:00 until 15:00
Thursday 11:00 until 13:00
Friday 11:00 until 13:00
There is no need to book, just visit the Student Centre located in Chancellors Mall.
If you are having any trouble with your fees please get in touch, as arrangements can be made to spread the cost of tuition fees. They can be paid by three termly instalments or eight monthly direct debit payments.
If you wish to make arrangements to pay or have any other enquiries regarding payments please contact:
Financial Services Office,
Telephone 01204 903180 or 01204 903182
If you are having problems with your student funding and wish the Student Funding Advisor to contact Student Finance England on your behalf, you will need to set up “Third Party Consent to Share”.
This means that an advisor from the university can speak to Student Finance England regarding your application for student funding on your behalf, without the need for you to be present, to facilitate this process you must first contact Student Finance England and give permission for your information to be shared with a third party.
Contact Student Finance England: 0300 100 0607
Request to set up Third Party Consent to Share be given to the advisory team at my University
Create your own Consent Password
You will then need to notify the Student Funding Advisor of your Customer Reference Number, chosen Consent Password and student details.
Please see the form which gives instructions on how to set up consent to share here
The Student Loans Company have a dedicated website regarding Student Loan repayments:
Please note when you are in the repayments system if you change your home address or name or have a period of residence abroad that exceeds three months you must notify the Student Loans Company of the change within six weeks or they may impose a “non compliance interest rate” of RPI + 3%.
Page last reviewed January 2020
Telephone: 01204 903497/903499