Most students fund their course through a student loan.Student Loans
For factual information about the student loan system and the package of support available, please visit MoneySavingExpert.com. The ‘quick link’ and video information on this site are a useful starting point for students and parents wanting to explore loan options.
If you are paying for your fees yourself then here is some information that will give you details of the process:
Bolton College students, who progress from a level 3 to an HNC or HND course with us, are now entitled to receive a sum amounting up to £500 over the two years of their course – based on a cheque for £200 on successful completion of Year 1 and a second cheque for £300 on successful completion of Year 2. These amounts are for full-time students; part-time students will receive a pro rata amount.
The HE Hardship Fund is a financial resource that is available to students undertaking a higher education course. Full-time and Part-time students following any Bolton College Higher Education course (except franchise courses) are eligible. Awards made from this fund are usually non-repayable grants. There are a number of criteria that need to be satisfied before a student can access this fund.The funds are not large but may be helpful to a student who may need additional finances.
More specifically the fund can be used to:
Please refer to the 3 Hardship Fund documents below for further details and guidance.
Other funding support is available to help some students with childcare costs. Speak to Student Services at our Deane Road Campus on 01204 482191 to discuss this option.
Please be aware that we try to distribute all funding support as fairly and equitably as we can.