Money and banking

Get your finances ready for University, and put money on your SHUcard to make cashless payments on campus.

Key tasks

Student loans

If you need a loan or maintenance grant, there is still time to apply.

Start your application as soon as you can, as process can take up to 6 weeks.

Visit the student loan pages on gov.uk to find out what you are eligible for and how to apply.

Loan payments

You will get your first student loan payments after you have enrolled. This can take time, so make sure you enrol online as early as possible. Go to the enrolment centre.

Other types of funding

There is extra support for a range of circumstances, including financial hardship, caring responsibilities and elite sport commitments.

Use the scholarship and bursary finder to find out what you might be eligible for.

If you have a disability or physical or mental health problems, you might also be able to claim Disabled Students' Allowance.

Student Success Scholarship payments

If you have applied for a Student Success Scholarship, we will tell you whether you have been successful by email. You will hear from us about a month after the application deadline.

If you get a scholarship, the email will tell you when the money will reach your account.

Banking for international students

If you need to open a UK bank account, you might find the following information useful.

Once you have enrolled, you can download a bank letter to help you apply. Log in to My Student Record and select 'My enrolment and fees', then 'Letter for your bank manager'.

Part-time jobs

Our careers service can help you find work during your studies, including jobs on campus.

Take money skills courses

Hallam students can use Blackbullion money tools and courses for free. Just register with your Hallam email address.

You can use Blackbullion however you like, but our recommended courses for new students include:

More on these topics

Some of these links will take you to other Sheffield Hallam websites. You can use shu.ac.uk/prepare to find you way back to the 'Prepare for university' pages.

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