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Fees and Finance

Course Fees

If you are aged 16 – 18 (under 19) on 31st August 2020 and are an EU (including the UK) citizen who has lived in the UK/​EU/​EEA for at least 3 years, you are not required to pay tuition fees for your full-time course

Students over 19 will usually need to pay for tuition, exam and registration fees.

Payment is due at enrolment. Instalment plans are available. For Further Education courses at levels 3, 4, 5 and 6, you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan

You may be eligible for tuition fee remission depending on:

  • The type and level of the course
  • Student age at the start of the course
  • Previously achieved qualifications
  • Employment/​unemployment status

Full details of course fees and the criteria for fee remission are usually confirmed in June. We will then inform applicants of the price of their full-time course and contact them to arrange a fee assessment to discuss fees due, eligibility for fee remission and any other financial help which may be available.

Students who have not lived in the EU/​EEA for the last 3 years may have to pay a higher fee. Eligibility will be checked when you apply for a course.

To find out more today use our Live Chat function, or contact our Admissions Team on 01225 756300.

Financial Help

If you are in care or a care leaver, or you or your parent(s)/guardian(s) who you live with are unemployed and in receipt of benefits or employed but earning a low wage, you may be eligible to apply for help with all or some of the additional costs required for you to attend your Further Education course.

You may be able to get help with:

  • A meal on the days you attend college
  • Educational trips and visits
  • Kit/tools/equipment/course materials
  • Required clothing including uniform and protective clothing (PPE)
  • Travel to and from college on the days you attend college if you live more than 3 miles from college (measured by the shortest walking distance on Google Maps)
  • Travel and meals if you are required to attend Work Experience or Industry Placement
  • UCAS fees and University trips

Any help you receive will be dependent on your financial circumstances and the course you will be attending.

Full details and application forms will be available in June. If you wish us to email you the details when they become available, please send the student name, date of birth, course applied for and campus to

University Level Funding

As a student on one of our university-level courses, the following sources of support are available to you:

Wiltshire College & University Centre bursaries

Students on their first year of certain courses may be eligible for a bursary from the College.

Loans and Grants

The government offers a wide range of loans and grants depending on your personal and financial circumstances.

Additional Hardship Support

We are aware that life doesn't always go as planned and things crop-up, or you may have a sudden change in your financial circumstances. There is discretionary support available for our current students which is accessible through the HE admissions team.

Please find more detailed information and other sources of support on our website here.

If you have a specific question about our Virtual Open Days, simply get in touch.

01225 350035