Whether your Student Finance England funding has been delayed, or you are generally experiencing financial hardship due to circumstances beyond your control, don't panic - help is at hand.
In addition to our Student Financial Consultants being here on both Sunderland campuses to give you one-to-one guidance if you have financial problems, you may also find this information useful if you are struggling financially while you are on your course.
You can find details about our University Hardship Fund for UK students only, other funding sources that may be available to you, help in dealing with debt or what to do if your student funding is going to be late.
Many students struggle with managing their money while at university, so you may find our budgeting information a good place to begin, where you'll also find details about PANDA budgeting tool, part of the the University of Sunderland's app.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the University has introduced a special fund to help out our students who are experiencing financial hardship as a result - called the COVID-19 Assistance Fund. Please see the information here on eligibility and how to apply.
Feel free to contact us about any financial matters - we offer confidential, free, student-focused guidance and information.