Finance for International Students

The Student Immigration Advice and Compliance team provides advice and guidance for international students about finances. Please refer to the links below for information on each topic. If you would like to speak to someone confidentially about your own financial situation, please contact us at for a face to face or telephone appointment with one of our advisers or you can call us on 0116 229 7400.

  Helpful Resources 

       Links to information about scholarships open to international students.

       Information for students experiencing financial difficulties.

       Explains why you need a bank account and how to open one.

       Guidance on managing your money while you study in the UK.

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Due to Covid19 we are no longer offering face to face appointments or drop ins but will consult with students to arrange alternative engagement.

Please contact the Student Welfare Service directly on 0116 223 1185 or to arrange this.

The Student Welfare Service is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Appointments can be made outside of these hours in special circumstances.

In an emergency, contact University Security on 0116 252 2888.

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