5% Discount Frequently Asked Questions

A selection of the most frequently asked questions about this discount are detailed below:

  • I am applying for an MRes programme am I eligible for the 5% discount?


    Unfortunately not.  The 5% discount is only available to undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. Postgraduate research students are not eligible.

  • I am currently studying at Liverpool International College (LIC), XJTLU on the 2+2 arrangement or a Law Transfer programme at a Malaysian institution, am I eligible for the discount?


    Unfortunately not.  Students studying at partners of University of Liverpool such as LIC, XJTLU or Malaysian Law partners are not eligible as other scholarships are available to these partners.

  • I am entering the 2nd year of my undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme time, am I eligible?


    Unfortunately not.  This discount is for new students entering Year 1 of the programme only.

  • How do I apply for the discount?


    Students don’t need to apply.  To be eligible for the discount applicants must have paid their academic programme fees in full by 15th July, with the funds clearing in the University of Liverpool’s bank account no later than 31st July 2018.

  • When will I get the 5% discount?


    For students who pay their fees in full by the 15th July the 5% discount will be refunded in semester 2, by the end of February 2019.  However, you may be contacted earlier, by the Student Fees and Funding Office, requesting details in order for your refund to be processed.

  • I’m a conditional offer holder can I still pay my fees in full and be eligible for the discount?


    Yes.  Applicants can pay their fees at any time.  Details on how to pay your fees can be found: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/feespayment/index.htm

  • I’ve paid my fees in full but I haven’t met the conditions of my offer, can I get a refund?


    Yes.  If an applicant does not meet the terms of the offer they will be unsuccessful and can get a refund of their academic fees paid.

    Please note discounts will be refunded back to the person who made the payment.  We cannot refund third parties.

  • I’ve paid my deposit via Flywire and the rest of my fees separately will they be combined to show I’ve paid my full fees by the deadline?


    Yes.  All fee payments are handled by the Fees office and any fees paid will be combined.

  • I am a UK/EU applicant am I eligible?


    No.  This discount only applies to international students not UK or EU applicants.  Other scholarships can be found:

    Undergraduate students: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/finance/scholarships/

    Postgraduate students: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/finance/scholarships/

  • I am fully sponsored, will my sponsor receive the discount?


    No.  The discount is only applicable to self-funded students.

  • I am studying at the London Campus will I be eligible for the 5% discount?


    Yes if you are studying a postgraduate taught programme.

  • I am eligible for another scholarship, can I still get the 5% discount?


    Yes.  The discount can be combined with any other eligible scholarship.  The 5% will be calculated after all scholarship amounts have been deducted from the academic programme fee.

  • I am already a University of Liverpool student studying an Undergraduate programme and will be continuing to study a Master’s programme, will I be eligible for the award?


    Unfortunately not, there is already a guaranteed discount in place for students who progress from Undergraduate to Postgraduate study at the UoL - https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/international/tuition-fees-and-scholarships/postgraduate/scholarships/postgraduate-progression-award-international-students/