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WORCESTER REACH

Reach is a programme for new students at the University of Worcester. The University has partnered with John Smith’s and invested in an innovative scheme, which will help you make the very best of your time here...

...by improving access to the learning tools you need to support your studies.

Q. Who is Eligible for a Reach account?

A. All University of Worcester students can open a Reach account and have access to the John Smiths shop by registering at this website.

NB: If you are eligible for the Reach bursary and have consented to be part of the scheme you do not have to open an account, you will be allocated a login and password - this will be emailed to your university email address.

You can use the online shop in the same way as any other online retailer and you will enjoy the benefit of specially negotiated prices, including price matching Amazon for books.

Q. Who is Eligible for the Reach Bursary?

A. All first year undergraduate, full-time, home and EU students paying full fees (£9,250) to the University of Worcester and joining us in 2017 are eligible to receive £100 to spend on their Reach account in the 2017/18 academic year.

Students in other years (who are who are full-time EU/Home Undergraduate students, enrolled in a level 4 or above course, paying full fees to the University of Worcester) are eligible to receive £50 to spend on their Reach account in the 2017/18 academic year.

Q. How will I receive the Bursary?

A. All eligible students who have consented to be part of the Reach scheme will receive an email via their university email address, which will provide details on how to set up a Reach account and redeem the bursary.

Visit our login / register page to register.

Q. Where can I find more information on the Reach scholarship?

A. For the full terms and conditions please visit www.worcester.ac.uk/reach or contact the University at ku/ca/crow//hcaer.

Q. How do I spend my funds?

A. If you are eligible for a Reach bursary and have consented to be part of the scheme, you will receive an email via your University email account. This will tell you how to create your Reach account and redeem the bursary. Once you have done this you will be able to login to your account at www.worcester-Reach.co.uk and start buying your course books and equipment.

Q. What can I spend my funds on?

A. You can spend your funds online at www.worcester-reach.co.uk on any product that is available on our website, including textbooks, stationery, electronics and other learning materials.

Q. Is this a loan? Do I have to pay it back?

A. Your Reach award is not a loan and you do not have to pay it back. The funds are provided for you by the University to help you with your studies for as long as you are a student at the university. If you leave the university your Reach account will be closed and any unspent balance removed from the account.

Q. I’d like to have a Kortext account. Can I set this up independently of the University?

A. Yes, this is an easy and simple process. Please visit http://www.kortext.com/ for full details.