Online Learning Contribution Fund

As we have moved to a mix of online and in-person teaching, Goldsmiths has opened a fund to enable students to continue with their studies and to support online learning.

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The Online Learning Contribution Fund is now closed.

Students requiring financial assistance with the purchase of a laptop are now directed to the Student Hardship Fund (subject to eligibility).

Students could apply for a contribution of £300 to purchase a laptop.

The fund was open to students who are unable to afford their own laptop, however, applications received by students who fall within the following groups were given priority:

  • Students with caring responsibilities
  • Students with children (especially lone parents)
  • Students from low-income families (less than £25,000 annual income)
  • Students who are displaced people, refugees or asylum seekers
  • Estranged students and those with experience of care
  • Disabled students, not in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA)
  • Students who have entered higher education from supported housing or who are homeless

Students who have received an award under the Online Learning Access Fund, which ran in the 2019-20 academic year, were not eligible to apply for this fund.

We recommend you do not purchase a laptop until you have told if your application has been successful.