Student COVID-19 Payments
In recognition of the associated costs involved with online learning the College will be making a one-off discretionary Covid Disruption payment of £60 to all eligible Full-Time Higher Education students.
Please check your college email for further details.
Deadline for submission of completed forms is 3pm Friday 9th April 2021. If students are using a nominated bank account, such as an account held by a parent, they should contact the Colleges Finance department at firstname.lastname@example.org . The College will need the consent of the account holder.
If students are experiencing problems with the online form, they should contact the College at email@example.com
- Is this a hoax or scam?
- No. This is genuine support that all the NI Colleges are providing to students to ease the burden of additional costs associated with online delivery.
- Is it means tested?
- Am I eligible?
- Recreational and hobby courses excluded. Schools Partnership students also excluded. As long as the student has attended in January 2021. Exceptional circumstances as follows:
- The College postponed classes
- Illness (approved absence)
- Other extenuating circumstances
- I have no bank account. What can I do?
- You can use a nominated bank account such as a parent. We would need consent from the parent to pass on the details. Only method of payment is straight into a bank account.
- When will I get the payment?
- College is planning that all students will get payment by the end of March
- Is this related to the £500 payment for HE students?
- The £500 payment is for full time HE students and this will be made at a later date.
- A full-time HE student will be getting £560 in total.