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The Finance Department can offer support on Student Finance applications, submitting CoCs (Change of Circumstance), payment queries and payment plans.

Should you have financial queries you should firstly consult your VLE. Within the 'My Account' section you can view the payments which have been made and also view any future payments. If you have any payment queries, then these should be directed to the Information Centre who can arrange an appointment with the Finance Department. If you need to contact the finance department or if you have any  questions please contact us at finance@lca.anglia.ac.uk or call 020 7400 6778.

If you require assistance with Student Finance you can find guides here.

For information on what grants are available to students funded by Student Finance England you can see more here.

DSA Request

This request is available for students who are unable to pay the contribution of £200 towards the DSA equipment. We will need a copy of the Disabled Student Allowance Entitlement letter from Student Finance before we can assess your application.

If you would like to apply for the £200 grant you will need to complete an application form, you can download the form here.

Please note this is only available to students with an approved Disabled Student Allowance from the Student Loan Company.

Financial Hardship Bursary

The Financial Hardship Bursary is a bursary provided by ARU London to assist undergraduate students who are experiencing financial hardship and their Student Finance Maintenance Loan does not cover their expenses. A bursary of up to £500 will be awarded to students with a successful application that does not need to be paid back.

When applying for the bursary relevant evidence will be requested to demonstrate how your financial difficulty is impacting on your essential day-to-day living and how your Maintenance Loan is not coving your daily expenses.

Each request will be processed in line with this guidance but we will take each individual’s circumstances into account.

For the full terms and conditions - Financial Hardship Bursary

To apply for the loan, please email finance@lca.anglia.ac.uk with a statement about why you are in need of financial support.

Hardship Fund

Hardship Fund is a grant provided by ARU London to assist undergraduate students who are experiencing long-term financial difficulties and are therefore unable to pay their outstanding tuition fees. If the application for financial relief is successful, a partial discount will be offered on the current outstanding tuition fees. The Hardship Fund only applies to your tuition fees.

When applying for Hardship Fund, relevant evidence will be requested to demonstrate how your financial difficulty is impacting on your essential day-to-day living costs and inability to pay your outstanding tuition fees.

Each request will be processed in line with this guidance but we will take each individual’s circumstances into account.

For the full terms and conditions - Hardship Fund

To apply for the loan, please email finance@lca.anglia.ac.uk with a statement about why you are in need of financial support.

Short-Term Loan

A Short-Term Loan of £500 is available to students who experience a genuine, sudden & unexpected, short-term financial issue which will impact on their essential day-to-day living costs or studies.

The loan is paid in across four weeks in instalments of £125. You would be required to pay back the loan in full as soon as you have received your first maintenance loan instalment from Student Finance England.

For the full terms and conditions, please view the Short-Term Loan FAQ.

To apply for the loan, please email finance@lca.anglia.ac.uk with a statement about why you are in need of temporary financial support.

*Please be aware that you will only be eligible for the short-term loan if you have not yet received a maintenance loan instalment from Student Finance England for this academic year.

Travel Bursary

The Travel Bursary has been designed to help students cover the travel costs for each semester. At the end of each semester, an eligible student will receive a payment of £250, each year of the degree a student can receive £500 in total.

Requirements

  • Studying an Undergraduate degree
  • 90% and above attendance across all modules for the semester
  • Submitted all assessments on time (If an assessment offence has been proven, it will be considered as non-submission)

*Please note if you tap in past 10:30 am (morning lectures) or 14:30 pm (afternoon lectures) you will be considered as absent for that session.

If you have any issues with your attendance, please email the attendance team at: attendance@lca.anglia.ac.uk

The Finance Department is open from Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:30pm.

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