Money support

Managing your money is an important part of university life, but we understand that it isn’t always easy. Whether you’re moving away from home for the first time, or have left a job to begin your studies, there are challenges involved in balancing your budget that can seem daunting at times.

Find out more about the financial support and guidance available for University of Stirling students.

Managing your money

Managing your money at university can be a daunting experience but we are here to help you with guides on budgeting, debts and benefits.

Living costs

How much does living cost? We break down the costs of living in travel, food and energy to help you budget.

Fees and funding

How much does it cost to study at the University of Stirling? Find out about fees, scholarships and other funding opportunities. 

Discretionary and assistance funds

We have funds to assist eligible students who are facing financial difficulties. 

Other sources of funding and income

If the funding you receive from your funding body is insufficient there are alternative sources to help you.

Money support guides

The money support team have produced guides to supplement the information on our web pages.

Guide to creating your budget - advice on calculating your income and expenditure and making your budget work for you.(Word doc, 3MB)

Dealing with debt - how to assess your debts, start clearing them, cut expenses, increase your income, negotiate with creditors and get help. (Word doc, 2.39MB)

Your Spending Review - get the most out of your money by taking control of your finances. (Word doc, 272KB)

Navigating the Buy Now, Pay Later Landscape Safely - understand the risks and benefits of Buy Now, Pay Later (Word doc, 972KB)

Confidentiality and data sharing

We respect the privacy of everyone who uses our University Support Services. Take a closer look at our full documentation on confidentiality and data sharing.

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