New College Durham Hardship Fund

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New College Durham Hardship Fund

New College Durham Hardship Fund



We are here to support you as you take your next steps in learning, whether as a school leaver, a professional or an adult returning to education.  As well as getting a great quality qualification, you can also access a number of benefits and fantastic facilities by coming to New College Durham.

Lower fees

We want everyone to be able to access affordable higher education.  That is why we keep the cost of our degree programmes as low as possible – nearly £2,000 less than traditional universities. Remember, you do not have to repay your tuition or maintenance loan until you are working and earning over £21,000 per year.

Higher Education Hardship Fund


The College will seek to support those students suffering financial difficulty whilst undertaking Higher Education programmes. Students with a household income below £26,000 who meet the eligibility criteria may be entitled to receive bursary payments which will be made in January and May 2018.

All students must make an application to the Access Fund prior to the published deadline in order to be considered for funding assistance.

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