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Sanctuary Fee Reduction

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Reduction to Home fees

Study type
Undergraduate or Postgraduate

Asylum seekers

Applied automatically

About this award

The University of Hull is proud to be recognised as a University of Sanctuary, and is committed to supporting those seeking sanctuary to study in the UK.

Eligible students will pay the Home/EU fee rate, rather than International fees. 

How to apply

No need to! It's applied automatically if you're eligible. 


To receive a University of Hull Sanctuary Fee Reduction applicants must:

  • Apply for a place to study at the University

  • Be seeking asylum in the UK, or be the dependent or spouse of someone seeking asylum


  • have been granted Discretionary/Limited Leave to Remain following an application for asylum, or be the dependent or spouse of someone who meets the aforementioned criteria

If you meet the above criteria, you will normally be classified as an International student but will be charged tuition fees at the Home/EU rate.

You will find the Home/EU fee charged for each course on our course pages

The following groups of students are not eligible to be considered for the University of Hull Sanctuary Fee Reduction:

  • Applicants who are eligible for UK Government student financial support

  • Continuing students at the University of Hull

  • Students studying at the Hull York Medical School 

Find out more

Questions about this award? Email or call 01482 463002.

More information on the University of Hull's commitment to supporting those seeking sanctuary, including practical advice on applying for a place, financial support, and English classes, can be found on our University of Sanctuary page.