Ways we can help you afford to study at Nescot
Choosing to study at Nescot is an investment in your future, but we know that affording tuition fees and living costs can sometimes be tricky. At Nescot we have a range of measures to help make it easier for you to afford to take a college course.
Students aged 19 and over may be able to study qualifications at level 2 for FREE. If you are working but your salary is less than £23,302.50 (for courses starting after 1 August 2023) if you live in a London Borough; or £20,319 if you live outside of London; or if you are claiming an out of work or means tested benefit please contact our Student Finance team who will be able to confirm if you will be eligible for your course for free. You can email them email@example.com or call them on 020 8394 3186 or 020 8394 3033.
Further Education students living in households with a take home income of less than £28,000 who would like help towards their college costs may apply to the College bursary fund.
Nescot has several hundred laptops available to loan to students each academic year. Students who hold an EHCP, have indicated they have an additional support need at enrolment or those in receipt of bursary, are eligible for long-term laptop loans from the LRC, subject to availability.
Laptops can be taken and used at home. The student (or parent/carer) will be required to sign to say they will pay for any damages, should they occur.
ALS & EHCP laptop loan forms must be countersigned by a member of the Learning Support Team. Bursary laptop loan forms must be countersigned by Student Finance. Laptops loans are recorded on the LRC system. Students will need their College ID.
Nescot has a specialist financial support team who are on hand to advise on all the monetary aspects of coming to College.
Our advisors are based in-college and can give up-to-date, expert advice on student finance issues including:
The team is responsible for the administration of the college's Bursary Funds for students and other government schemes.
Please phone Sharon Greenwood on 020 8394 3033 or Jacqui Kavanagh on 020 8394 3186 for further details, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are aged 19 or over on the 31st August of each academic year then you may have to pay tuition fees for your course. However for some courses if you meet one or more of the criteria below you may not have to pay your tuition fees (other fees such as equipment, uniform etc will still be payable):
Further education courses up to level 3 (subject to course eligibility)
Further education courses at level 3 (subject to course eligibility)
*Take-home pay must be less than £617 per month (single person), £988 per month (household).