Links to financial support

We understand that some students may be facing financial worries due to the current situation.

The UCSD Hardship and COVID-19 Hardship Fund provides discretionary financial assistance to help students access and remain in higher education. For more information and details of how to apply, visit our dedicated webpage.

Below you can also find links to information and advice from Citizens Advice, GOV UK and local councils that may be helpful during this difficult time.  

Bills and utilities

Citizens Advice provide advice on what you can do if you’re struggling to pay your bills because of coronavirus, for example your council tax, loans and energy bills.

Support from your local council

Your local council will also provide information on what financial support is available to you at this time, including housing support and food banks. We have provided links to a number of local councils below: