YOUR FINANCE QUESTIONS ANSWERED

The cost of studying can quickly mount up and our finance team can offer confidential advice on budgeting, information on bursaries, loans and grants, and help you explore what you are entitled to.

Hartpury University has a Student Finance team based in the Student Zone. The team is there to offer advice and assistance with:

  • Fees – basic fees, part-time, what to do if anything changes
  • Undergraduate funding – what’s available and how to apply
  • Postgraduate funding – eligibility, what’s available and how to apply
  • Dealing with difficulties with Student Finance
  • Information on bursaries - Student Finance can assist with applications and advice.

You can contact the office by email studentfinance@hartpury.ac.uk or by phone on 01452 702189 or 01452 702190.

More information about student finance can also be found at www.gov.uk/student-finance/overview

University Fees and Finance

The information below is for students resident in England. For information on loans for students resident in Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland or the EU please visit www.gov.uk/student-finance/overview

A government loan to cover your tuition fees is available to all UK students. The main student finance package includes a:

  • Tuition Fee Loan
  • Maintenance Loan - full-time students only 

Tuition Fee Loans pay for your course. Maintenance Loans help with living costs (e.g. accommodation, books, bills).

Click here for information on fees and loans.

Repayment of student loans

You do not start repaying your loan until you are earning £25,000, for full details please click here

Please visit the Government's website for more information.

You need to apply for student finance every year. You don’t need a confirmed place at university or college to apply. You can apply here

Bursaries

Hartpury University offers a range of bursaries that can provide financial support to eligible students applying for degree courses. Below is a summary list of those that are available for students starting their courses in September 2018.

Unlike a Student Loan, bursaries do not have to be repaid.

Full details of each Bursary and eligibility details can be found below the list

Bursary

Bursary Offer

 

Low Household Income Support Bursary

£1000 per year for the duration of the programme

Apply from 1 March 2018

Students who are Care Leavers

£1000 per year to full time students for the duration of the programme

Apply from 1 March 2018

Students who are Full-time Carers

£1000 per year to full time students for the duration of the programme

Apply from 1 March 2018

Students who live in Local Postcodes with Low Household Income

£1500 per year for the duration of the programme

Apply from 1 March 2018

Students who live in Local Postcodes

£500 per year for the duration of the programme

Apply from 1 March 2018

Students Progressing from Hartpury Courses

£500 per year for the duration of the programme

Apply from 1 March 2018

Terms and Conditions

 

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Applicants can apply for more than one bursary award at Hartpury, but only one bursary will be awarded (usually the highest value bursary for which the student is eligible). Please review the terms and conditions before applying.

Bursaries do not affect eligibility for state support, such as maintenance grants and loans for tuition fees and living costs. So it’s a really good idea to see if you are eligible for any of the following bursaries on offer. Apply or register for your bursary from 1 March 2018. The closing date is 21 September 2018.

Low Household Income Support Bursary: A £1000 bursary, per year, for the duration of the programme is available for students coming from a household with an income of less than £21,000 per annum. 

Care Leavers Bursary – This bursary offers £1,000 to support study for the duration of the programme and is available to full time students who have been in the care of a local authority for a period of 13 weeks or more. 

Full-time Carer Bursary – This bursary offers £1,000 to support study for the duration of the programme and is available to full time students who have full-time carer responsibilities. 

Local Outreach Bursary - Available to students from households with an income of less than £21,000 per year living in specific local areas or who may be applying from local schools. Full details of the areas and schools can be found here. This bursary offers £1500 cash per year for the duration of the programme. 

Hartpury Local Bursary: A £500 bursary, per year, and for the duration of the programme, is available to all students with a home address in the local area not eligible for the Local Outreach Bursary (All Gloucestershire postcodes and those beginning with WR13, WR14, WR8, WR10, WR11, WR12, HR8 and HR9).

Students progressing from Hartpury courses
Available to all;

  • Further Education students progressing directly from a Hartpury College Further Education course on to degree study at Hartpury
  • Access to HE Diploma students progressing directly from a Hartpury College Access programme on to degree study at Hartpury
  • For internal and external applicants enrolling onto a degree top up programme who have achieved a pass of 60% or equivalent in their qualifying award (cash payment)

This bursary offers £500 cash per year for the duration of the programme. 

Joe Henson MBE Bursary

Applications are now open for the 2018 Three Counties Agricultural Society Bursary in Memory of Joe Henson MBE, open to students who reside in the three counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, studying agriculture or related subjects. The Joe Henson Bursary supports up to a maximum of three years of study, with £1,000 per annum provided each year to two students. Complete the Joe Henson MBE Bursary application form and return to us by the 1 July 2018. 

Read the bursary information pack.

Registering or Applying for a Hartpury Bursary

Applicants will be required to complete an application form for all bursaries and return this by post to Bursary Applications, Admissions Department, Hartpury University and Hartpury College, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL19 3BE. We recommend that applications are sent via recorded delivery post. Applicants will be considered for a bursary once they have chosen Hartpury as their ‘Firm’ UCAS choice. *Terms and conditions apply.

Scholarships

For information on sport scholarships for elite athletes, please visit the website academy pages

Gloucestershire NFU Farmers Trust Five bursaries of £1,000 funded by the Gloucestershire NFU Farmer’s Trust are available to contribute towards the cost of residential accommodation at Hartpury University. The award is means tested and available to degree students from local farming families with an annual household income of less than £20,000. In order to apply for this bursary you must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Enrolled as a first year student at Hartpury University, studying a full-time Higher Education Foundation Degree or BSc course in Agriculture or a related subject
  • Live at Hartpury University
  • Have had a Gloucestershire postcode for at least three years prior to enrolment

Or

  • Be the son/daughter of a Gloucestershire farmer enrolled on any Higher Education course at Hartpury University
  • Live at Hartpury University 

If you are successful in your application, any amount awarded to you will be used to assist in the payment of your residential fees. Further information and application forms are available from Student Finance.

Postgraduate Funding

Loans are now available via the Student Loans Company to English (UK National) and EU resident students to fund study of full Masters courses. Loans of up to £10,280 are available and are paid directly to the student.

The loans will be available to cover one and two year full time courses, part time courses of up to four years where three is a full time equivalent and three year part time courses where there is no full time equivalent. Funding will only be paid in the first two years.

The loans are NOT available for Postgraduate Certificates or Diplomas or for top ups from these to a full Masters.

Student Finance England's guide to Postgraduate Loans can be downloaded here.

Bank loans called Professional and Career Development Loans may be available to fund postgraduate courses where SLC funding is not available.

Please visit gov.uk for more information.

Fees

Undergraduate - International  
All Degrees  £        13,000
Placements  £          3,500
Part Time (Per 10 Credits)  £          1,083
Veterinary Physiotherapy 1st Yr 2nd Yr 3rd Yr
Sept 17 and prior starters 5000 5000 1750
Sept 18 starters 5250 5250 1837
Postgraduate - EU & UK  
All Taught Masters   £          6,500
Masters In Resarch  £          5,750
Pg Diploma  £          4,333
Pg Cert  £          2,166
Part Time (Per 10 Credits)  £              361
Part Time Research (10 Cred)  £              320
Postgraudate - International  
All Taught Masters  £        13,000
Masters In Resarch  £        12,250
Pg Diploma  £          8,666
Pg Cert  £          4,333
Part Time (Per 10 Credits)  £              722
Part Time Research (10 Credits)  £              680