Aberystwyth University Finance
The Accounts Payable team is responsible for the payment of suppliers, staff expenses, students, international payments. The office is also the first point of contact for queries regarding purchasing card transactions. If the invoice/ expenses have been correctly authorised, the Accounts Payable team aim to pay within 30 days of the invoice date.
All payments are made on a Wednesday which will be paid in your bank (if direct payment) on the Friday of the same week and are detailed as follows:
- BACS – remittance advice sent to all to confirm payment sent via 2nd class mail.
- Cheque – sent by 2nd class mail every Wednesday afternoon.
- Staff Expenses – paid every Wednesday by BACS.
- Students & Misc. Payments – paid every Wednesday by BACS or Cheque.
- Foreign Payments – processed weekly on an on-line banking system
Fees & Cash Office
The Fees Office consists of a team dedicated to the collection of student fees and charges, including payment of accommodation fees, tuition fees, distance learning fees; and also all sales invoice raised by the University including sport centre fees and any other invoice raised for payment by an external customer or a member of staff. We have developed payment plan options designed to make the fee payment process as simple and flexible as possible and are available to offer guidance as you choose the method best suited to your personal requirements.
We are aware that students can at times experience financial difficulties and we would strongly recommend that they contact the Fees Office to discuss their concerns as soon as possible. Early contact often results in a solution being found to the satisfaction of all parties and we can signpost you to support services such as Student Support.
The Cash Office aims to provide an efficient and professional cash collection service for all areas of University activities.