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Money management

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Find the advice and support you need on funding, managing your money and getting paid work.

At UAL, there is a wide range of financial support to help you navigate university life.

Our Student Advice Service is here to provide money advice, including:

  • How to apply for student finance and additional funding.
  • Debt advice and support with debt negotiation.
  • Applying for state benefits and any issues related to your application.
  • Money management and budgeting.

Financial support

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    Yifan Yang, 2021 Graduate Diploma Textile Design, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

    Summer Hardship fund

    Learn about our fund for students whose families have an income under £45,000.

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    Ella d'Aguilar, 2020 BA Fashion Styling and Production, London College of Fashion, UAL

    UAL bursaries

    Read about our bursaries for undergraduate students with full state funding support.

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    Search through all our scholarships by subject, course level and more.

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    Ellen Russell, 2021 BA Textile Design, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | Photograph: Ellen Russell

    International students and money

    Find out what you'll need to pay as an international student and how to get support.

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    Image courtesy of UAL

    Disability and dyslexia funding

    See the funding available for students with dyslexia and disabilities.

Help with the cost of living

The rising cost of living is putting financial pressure on everyone. We're providing extra support to students this year, including:

  • more money for funding scholarships and schemes
  • free period products
  • lowering food costs.

Managing your money

Money management is key to making smart decisions when it comes to saving and spending.

Check out our resources and advice, or get in touch with the Student Advice Service:

Making money

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    Illustration by Gracie Dahl

    Find a job

    Get full-time, part-time, freelance or temporary work.

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    Careers support

    Find out how to make a living doing what you love.

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    Gracie Dahl, Image by Gracie Dahl

    Careers resources

    From career guides to CV and interview advice.

More support

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    © Alys Tomlinson, Zoe Zanon Rives in the studio. MA Fashion: Buying and Merchandising. London College of Fashion. UAL.

    Fees and funding

    Get guidance on fees and more funding opportunities.

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    Find student accommodation options and advice.

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    © Alys Tomlinson, Emanuela Ogunji working in the Studio, BA (Hons) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts.


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