Please note that in light of the Covid-19 situation, there may be different information and procedures related to the below. We ask you to check here first of all where we are maintaining an up-to-date guide on what we know. If you are still not sure or have any questions, please get in touch.


EU & International Students

EU Students

Eligible EU students who come to Scotland to study are not required to pay tuition fees whilst studying in Scotland. They are not, however, eligible to apply for maintenance support unless they have been a resident in Scotland for more than three years. In the rare instance that a Non-UK EU student is in receipt of a UK means tested loan, they may be eligible for support through the discretionary, childcare and emergency aid funds.

International Students

There is no public funds/government financial support available to International students studying in the UK, as it is expected that International students will have the full funding and financial support required for their course in place before arriving in the UK.

In addition, University Discretionary funds or Childcare funds are not available to International or EU students.

EU & International Hardship Fund

We know sometimes life is not simple and students from International and EU countries suffer from unexpected financial hardship whilst at University. Eligible students from The University of Strathclyde can now apply for the EU & International Student Hardship Fund if they find themselves in a financial crisis.  

To apply, please visit the University Financial Support Team in the McCance building, or contact to request an application.

Click here to read more about EU & International funds

Mature Students & PostGrads

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