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The UniAsItShouldBe scheme has been devised by the University of Bolton to provide students with up to £150 towards the cost of their books and other equipment.

#UniAsItShouldBe Award 2019/20 Entrants

This scheme is for all new full-time UK/EU/International students in their first year at the University of Bolton who commence an undergraduate/foundation degree from September 2019 onwards.

How is the Award Paid?

The University will award you up to £150 in each year of study for the normal duration of the course you have started during the 2019/20 academic year. To receive the full award you must complete each trigger as identified below by the end of the academic year it relates to. Please note that the triggers are subject to change and you would be notified by email if any triggers change once you are in receipt of the cashless bursary.

Additional Payment

To recognise that Bolton College is part of the University Group, the University will award any new student commencing a new full-time undergraduate/foundation degree from September 2019 onwards, with an additional £350, providing you have previously studied at Bolton College within the last five years. This will be awarded to you during your first year of study as per below:

Maximum Awards over the Full Duration of your Course

Please be aware, you may be asked to provide evidence to prove you have progressed from Bolton College.

Please go to: for more information.

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