We understand that you may experience financial difficulties during your time at MDX, especially given the increased cost of living. The welfare of our students is our top priority, so we've put together resources to make sure you have everything that you need to fund or part-fund your education. We'll continue to update this page with more support, resources and guidance.
Get in touch with the student fees and finance team at MDX if you need support whilst studying here.
The Living Costs Fund, which opens in October, is designed to provide a safety net to help you to continue to study. The fund provides support for unexpected costs and support as you adjust to higher living costs whilst studying.
Many UK and EU students are eligible to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate loans to help meet tuition and living costs.
We have a range of scholarships to support students from different backgrounds and as a celebration of academic achievement.
There are also busaries and funding available for PGCE students.
We have our own MDX employment agency, with loads of jobs at the uni and in the local area, helping you earn extra cash and gain valuable experience.
Although, not directly targeted towards students, there are many Government funds to help with things such as childcare, energy bills, and housing, which you may be eligible to apply for.
If you are an International student from the USA, you might be entitled for the US loan.
As an NHS student, you could be eligible for claiming your travel and accommodation expenses when travelling for placement and practice opportunities. if you do not have the funds for initial travelling to placements, please utilise the Living Costs Fund.
Benefit regulations are complicated and only a few groups of students can claim benefits. For example, people with children and people with a disability.
Have a look through our guides for more information and guidance
We have introduced the following to help your money go further:
Our Student Welfare Advice Team (SWAT) have produced a number of information guides designed to provide support and advice during your studies.
You can also book an appointment with the Student Welfare Advice Team via UniHelp online.
This guide aims to help you organise your finances is to prepare a personal budget or financial statement.
Why hasn’t my student loan arrived? How can I get more support? These are some of the questions students ask each year. Read this guide to find a few answers to questions like these.
At the start of each academic year the high street banks will be offering numerous enticements to ensure that they can benefit from the student market. But beware! There is more to a bank than cash give-aways or freebies; after all free gifts won’t help pay the rent at the end of the year.
This guide aims to provide information to International and EU Students who may (or may not) find themselves facing financial hardship OR fund raising for their future course costs
This guide aims to provide information to UK students studying at Middlesex University and who find themselves in financial hardship
This guide aims to give you a brief overview of the variety of extra funding available to student parents starting their course in academic year 2022/23
There can be a lot to think about when moving into a new property and Housing Law can be complicated, so it is important that you know your rights.
We have put together a number of advice guides as well as those from Gov.uk that can help you understand the details of renting a home:
Our Welfare team can also talk through your options if you're still not sure.
If you are threatened with eviction there are strict procedures that landlords must follow for the eviction to be legal. The procedures vary depending on the type of tenancy agreement you have and the terms of the agreement.
Contact your Local Authority for more information.
The charity Shelter also run an independent and free housing advice helpline: 0808 800 4444
The following services and organisations specialise in helping you manage your money, from savings and budgeting to student discounts and funding:
The Money Tips for Graduates Advice Tool is designed to help final year students prepare for their next steps after graduating.