If you're applying for student finance through Student Finance England or Wales, and are not supported by your parents due to a breakdown in your relationship (known as estranged), you can find information about support, financing your studies and accommodation options in the Stand Alone student guide.

University Centre Leeds also offers a support package for Estranged Students including the following financial support:

  • Estranged student Bursary (up to £1000 awarded by University Centre Leeds);
  • Supporting the cost of interview travel and/or on-course materials (where applicable – up to 50% of costs);
  • Supporting the cost of graduation gown hire and photographs (up to 50% of costs).
  • University Centre Leeds can act as a guarantor for your student accommodation agreements.

To find out more about applying for finance as an estranged student please visit: ucas.com/finance/additional-funding/financial-support-students-not-supported-their-parents-estranged