Don’t panic, help is available.
The University has a fund set aside to help home students when they’re facing tough times financially. This is called the Leeds Hardship Fund. The Leeds Hardship Fund is there to cover living costs but cannot be used to help with tuition or exam fees. There are certain eligibility criteria, so please take a look before applying.
International students can access the International Leeds Hardship Fund if they are struggling financially. The International Leeds Hardsip Fund is there to cover living costs but cannot be used to help with tuition or exam fees. You can see the eligibility criteria here.
LUU Advice in the Union can help with applying for this fund and can talk to you about other options like debt negotiation and budgeting.
If you’ve found yourself in an extreme situation such as homelessness or having no food, the Union can help, please email us or phone us as soon as possible on 0113 380 1420.