The University of Warwick

Baljit Gill

Widening Participation Manager
02476 574051

The information on this page was last updated on 8 April 2021.

The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.

Starting university is an exciting time with a host of new opportunities, so we wanted to provide some useful information on financial support and helpful tips to help you prepare for university life at Warwick. Student supportA network of support is in place to help you adjust to student life, making it as easy as possible to access advice on many different issues. Continuous support is available in a safe, welcoming environment, ensuring that you can make the most of your student experience.
If you find yourself experiencing some difficulty whilst at university, there is also support in times of crisis, and we do have services in place to help you in difficult times.For more information about what we offer to care leavers please visit:
If you choose to stay in university-managed accommodation, you have the option to apply for accommodation for the whole year for the duration of your studies. This may involve you moving to different accommodation over the summer, particularly if you choose accommodation with shorter lets. For more information go to:

Support we offer

  • A named contact
  • Outreach sessions or activities
  • Pre-application help
  • Guidance for offer holders
  • A web page for care leavers
  • Careers advice and support after graduation

Accommodation we offer

  • A place to live all year round
  • If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year

Funding support we offer

  • Specific funding that's just for care leavers
  • Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
  • Support for students seeking asylum
  • Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
  • Financial advice

The Warwick Foyer Care Leavers’ Bursary
The Warwick Undergraduate Bursary
Up to £3,000 to support students with course related costs:
The Access to Learning Fund
Grants are needs-related and are non-repayable. They are intended to help with day-to-day expenses and course-related costs such as accommodation, transport, books and
Warwick Undergraduate Sanctuary Scholarships (Article 26) 
Up to four undergraduate scholarships are available to students who are seeking asylum in the UK and are not entitled to receive statutory student financial support from Student Finance England (Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland):  

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