Student Advice Service – Money Matters

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Graduates throwing mortar board caps in the air

Student support package for summer ceremonies

Are you due to attend a graduation ceremony this summer but are concerned about the cost of the event?

We are able to offer support to 40 graduands for the summer 2022 ceremonies in the form of the following package:

  • free gown and cap hire
  • two free guest tickets
  • basic photography package.

Priority will be given to those who have one or more of these characteristics:

  • care leavers
  • estranged students
  • students in receipt of a Student Support Fund in their final academic year 2021-22
  • students in receipt of means tested DWP benefits such as Housing Benefit, Universal Credit, Child Tax Credit or ESA

This list is not exhaustive so please tell us as much as you can about your situation. Each request is considered on its own merits and we may ask you to provide evidence such bank statements to support your application.

Please email Helen Abrahams, Student Advice Manager onĀ by 17 June if you wish to be considered for this.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome on 30 June, so you can request tickets now and await the decision. If you are successful, you will be reimbursed the full cost of robe and cap hire, 2 guest tickets and basic photography package.

Thank you to for this generous offer.

If you are experiencing financial difficulties or you have questions about student finance or bank accounts after graduation, please contact us in Student Advice.

Good luck, we’ll see you at the ceremonies!

Student Advice Service

graduation support package

Helen Abrahams • May 3, 2022

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