‘University grant’ email scam

Published on 2 December 2016

A number of students have received a scam email stating they have been awarded an educational grant.

The email claims to be from the University Finance Department and includes a link to claim your Grant Award. 

This is an example of the email students have been sent: 

This is a phishing email and should be deleted. Do not click on any links. Further advice on how to avoid phishing emails can be found on our security pages and the Action Fraud website

We have taken action to block this email but please stay vigilant for similar scams and get in touch to report anything suspicious.