As an SU we're here to support you during the cost of living crisis.
We know that the cost of living is impacting on many in society at the moment and students are being hit hard by rising costs and even tighter budgets.
This page links to resources and activities that will you to help you have the best student experience possible whilst on a tightening budget.
Our advice service provides you with free, confidential and independent guidance that can help you ensure you are getting the right money to manage
In addition to providing advice and guidance on weathering rising costs, the University has a range of services, facilities and offers to help students.
Directory for local support services that can provide help.
Local council hub to make it as easy as possible to find help with rising bills and costs.
In the SU Lounge there are free microwaves for you to use to heat food, helping to save you money on buying hot food on campus.
We provide basic toiletries, so you don’t have to go without. Items are available to collect from the Hive in the SU.
Providing you with free non-perishable, in date dried, packet or tinned food items for those in need.
During term time, the SU building is open Monday to Friday 8:30am-11pm and Saturday to Sunday 12pm-11pm. Offering you a warm space to relax, plug in and recharge.
more warm spaces
Helpful app for food that is too good to go to waste
Give & get free stuff and borrow & lend household items – all directly from your community.
Student discount app saving money on student lifestyle
Student discount, proof of age ID and campus life card and platform recommended by the National Union of Students.
What we're working towards
Discount food offers
Community Fridge in the SU
Increased free / reduced cost activities
Interview clothing rail
Increased financial support funding and awareness
Budget gym slots
Increased hardship funding
Discount summer storage