Finance and Transport

There are many ways you can get help with the cost of studying, with lots of different grants available depending on your circumstances.

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Finance and Transport information for Full Time Studying

There are many ways you can get help with the cost of studying, with lots of different grants available depending on your circumstances.

Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA)

If you’re 16 to 18 years old, living in Wales and want to continue your education after school, this could give you £30 a week, paid every two weeks if you complete a Learning Agreement with Coleg Gwent and maintain a 100% attendance record.

Coleg Gwent Bus Pass Scheme

Getting to college could cost less than you think! With the Coleg Gwent Bus Pass Scheme, you may be able to get discounted bus travel to and from college, with children’s travel rates during the evenings, weekends and holidays (excluding summer holidays).

Apply to your local authority (LA) for bus pass support, if you’re approved, you’ll need to pay your first termly fee at enrolment.

There is much more available support to view on our website, or for help or advice, contact Student Services via admissions@coleggwent.ac.uk

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Higher Education Finance

There is a range of financial support available for full time and part time higher education as well as Disabled Students Allowance (DSAs). What support you’re eligible for depends on your course, where you’re studying, your household income and where you live.

You could be eligible to more than you think!

For full details on the financial support available, take a look at our website.

If you have any questions, please contact our friendly team via email financial.support@coleggwent.ac.uk

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