Formerly City College Brighton and Hove

19+ course fees and financial support

Financial support for 19-23 year olds.

If you are under 24 at the start of your course, you may not have to pay fees if you don't already have a qualification at an equivalent level to your course. Otherwise, you can apply to the government for an Advanced Learner Loan to pay your fees.

Find out more about Advanced Learner Loans here.


Additional support

If you paid for your course with an Advanced Learning Loan and can evidence that your household is on a low income you may be entitled to support with:  

  • travel costs
  • free meals
  • childcare fees (up to £5,000)

If you didn't pay for your course with an Advanced Learning Loan but can evidence that your household is on a low income you may be entitled to support with:  

  • tuition fees
  • travel costs
  • kit and equipment costs
  • free meals
  • childcare fees (up to £5,000)

Other student benefits

You can benefit from low-cost haircuts at the College’s salon, subsidised meals and drinks in the College Refectory and low-priced stationery in the College shop. Our East Campus has a fully equipped gym that is also available to students outside of lesson times. 

All students aged 16+ can apply for an NUS Extra card. These cards give discounts in a wide range of high street shops and some online retailers. They also allow you to apply for a Young Person’s Railcard and Unizone discounted train fares. Cards can be purchased online from nus.org.uk.

Exceptions

As Government Funding is limited please note that we will be unable to assist with costs related to rent, laptop purchases and general living expenses. 

Find out more

For more information about financial support of any kind, please view our financial assistance page or contact the Student Centre on 01273 667759.