The University Hardship Fund (UHF) is a discretionary fund available to help students experiencing financial difficulties. The fund can support UK, overseas and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students. The UHF is administered by Money Advice and Guidance.
Updates – 19 May 2023
Undergraduates – Closed for academic year 2022/23
Postgraduates – Closing date 14/7/23
Postgraduates applying to the fund must be able to demonstrate that they made financial provision to fund both tuition fees and living costs prior to starting their course. To make an application to the fund, UK students should email: email@example.com and we will send you a link for applying and a copy of the guidance which should be read before submitting your form.
The normal processing time for UHF is 20 working days.
Please note, at busy times this can take longer.
The fund is currently very busy and average processing times are longer than 20 working days, we are working hard to process applications and will be in touch as soon as possible.
Overseas fee-paying students
Overseas students wanting to apply to the fund, should contact International Advice and Guidance before requesting a form to discuss their financial situation: IAGteam@liverpool.ac.uk
The UHF will re-open to undergraduates for a short period over the summer vacation to students with certain exceptional circumstances – More information will follow towards the end of June.
If you need to contact us about money concerns during the summer please contact us on the details below:
UK students: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University have a Food Pantry for students who are struggling to pay for food. For more details on this, please email: Clodagh.Dunne@liverpool.ac.uk
Speak to a Money Advice and Guidance advisor
If you are unable to find an answer to your query on our web pages email email@example.com or book an online confidential one-one appointment.