Cumbira Lancashire

Fees, Funding and Finance

Student Finance

Student Finance England

Information from Student Finance England.

Student Finance England

Short information videos about student finance are also available on their YouTube channel.

SFE YouTube

For Applicants:

For Practitioners:

Student Finance Overview

Information from the government about student finance.

Student Finance

You can also watch a variety of student finance information videos of their YouTube channel.


Student Loans Company

The Student Loans Company provides an overview of funding options for prospective students.

Student Loans Company

You can also find out about repayment plans using the repayment calculator.

Repayment Calculator

Information from the Student Loans Company about how you repay your loan once you have finished your studies.



Martin Lewis – Money Saving Expert

A wide variety of information about student finance, budgets etc.

Money Saving Expert

You can also watch Martin’s recent TV episode on student finance:

Student Funding and Finance – The Martin Lewis Money Show from CUC Outreach Network on Vimeo.



Student finance information and news.



Parent Adviser

Advice for parents about careers options for their children.

Parent Adviser



The Brightside Student Calculator can help you work out how much it will cost to go to university, check which loans and grants you will get and build a budget.

Student Calculator

The Bright Knowledge website also has a variety of information on student finance, budgeting, part-time jobs, banking and insurance for students.

Bright Knowledge


The Student Room – Parents Resources

Student finance information for parents/carers on the student room.

Parents Resources


Money Advice Service

Here you can find information to help with preparing for student life, including tips on budgeting at college and university, student bank accounts and how to deal with student debt after graduation.

Money Advice Service


Disabled Student Allowance (DSA)

Information from the government about the financial support available for disabled students.


Students with Children or Dependents

NUS Guide for Students with Children/Dependents

Information about additional funding for students in higher education in the UK who have children and/or support a dependent adult.



Child Care Grant

Information from the government about the child care grant.

Child Care Grant



Student finance and budgeting help for students who are parents.



The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning (RUBLE)

This Book is aimed at young adults (aged 16–25) in England who are looking after somebody else.  It is full of useful information about looking after your health and wellbeing, job hunting, housing, health services, learning, working and volunteering, and money management.


Scholarships and Grants

Scholarship Search

Scholarships available for students.


Unite Foundation

The Unite Foundation provides free student accommodation and a generous annual scholarship to young people in the UK who aspire to a degree – but face the most challenging circumstances.

Unite Foundation


Benefits and grants search tool.