The Student Money and Advice Centre based in the Rose Bowl administers the Access to Learning Fund (ALF), hardship funds and other schemes such as the Additional Fee Support Scheme (AFSS), Short Term Loans and emergency assistance. Our Money Advisers provide confidential specialist advice about student funding and can also help with general advice about budgeting, debt and welfare benefit entitlement.
The Money Support Team is responsible for administering funds that provide additional financial support for students.
Please ask at the Student Hub in the first instance.
We deal with applications for financial assistance from the Access to Learning Fund (ALF) and other schemes such as the Additional Fee Support Scheme (AFSS); Short Term Loans and emergency assistance. We are available to answer questions relating to the funds and also general questions about statutory funding such as student loans and tuition fees. We also approve US Direct Loans, Veteran Affairs (GI Funding) and Private Loans for US Students.
The Team: Anne Leavy, Ben Greaves, Robert Kasadha and Graham Webster.
Address: Rose Bowl, Room 148, Portland Crescent, LS1 3HB
The Student Money Advice team provides confidential specialist advice about student funding and can also help with general advice about budgeting, debt and welfare benefit entitlement.
We advise students who are planning to study at Leeds Met as well as current Leeds Met students. We can help with advice about the financial implications of changing course, withdrawing or taking time out from study. We can help to ensure that students receive their full funding and welfare benefit entitlement.
You can contact us on our Telephone Advice Line on 0113 812 5593. It is open 10am-1pm Tuesday; 10am-1pm Thursday
Calls to the advice line are limited to 15 minutes, but an appointment can be arranged with an adviser if more time is needed.
What students have said about the Leeds Met Money Advice Service:
"Great friendly service - helped me loads"
"Extremely helpful with a warm and friendly approach"
"Excellent communication - a top quality service"
"The information I was given was really useful, especially the budget plan"
"Very sympathetic and gave fantastic advice"
"Really easy to talk to, very approachable, felt listened to at all times"
The Team: Mobina Begum, Andrea Simpson, John Tate (Advisers)
Funding for full-time students
Funding for part-time students
Funding for EU Students
Benefits and Tax Credits
Changing or leaving your course
Budgeting Tools and Tips
Are you in financial hardship?
Maybe we can help. Eligible home students have up until 24/05/13 to apply to the Access to Learning Fund. Certain groups of students will receive priority. See Access to Learning Fund for more information.
Applications forms are available on the Student Hub.