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Advice on spotting a scam and avoiding fraudsters

Unfortunately we have been made aware of some cases of fraud, phishing and other scams in the UK, where students from the UK and abroad have been targeted in an attempt to trick them out of their money. Please take note of the advice and guidance below, familiarise yourself with the information and be as vigilant as possible when dealing with money matters.

The University has set up some webpages giving students advice on making payments to us safely -



The UK's Student Loans Company has also offered their advice on avoiding fraud and phishing scams - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/phishing-scams-how-you-can-avoid-them  

Take Five is a UK-based campaign to raise awareness of scams and fraudulent activity - https://www.takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/  

Action Fraud is the UK police website regarding fraud and how to report it - https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/ 


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