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COVID-19 Maintenance Payments to students

Postgraduate Students starting in 2020/21

A dedicated page for the new starters can be found here


Covid-19 Funded PGR Extensions Policy
Funded doctoral students whose work has been disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for an extension to their stipend.
Students with end date between 1 March 2020 and 31 March 2021
For more information please visit the Doctoral College's website.

For all students who are facing financial hardship, the Doctoral College has a hardship fund.

Sickness and Stipends


If you are a post graduate student in receipt of a stipend, you will continue to receive this provided:

you are fully enrolled

you are temporarily withdrawn however you are entitled to receive a stipend e.g. you are receiving sick pay or maternity/paternity/adoption pay

We expect to process the stipend for November 2020 towards the end of this month. Your monthly stipend will reach your bank account at the beginning of November 2020.

In the event of sickness, or if you have any concerns regarding self-isolation, please contact the Doctoral College team.