Ways to pay
All payments must be made to the University in pounds sterling (£). The University’s preferred payment facility is online payments, by credit, or debit card.
The University will accept payment in sterling only from the following cards:
Please note: Additional charges incurred (such as bank charges) are not the University’s responsibility and should be covered by your own funds.
Tuition fee payments
Please see further information on ways to pay tuition fees for:
Please note: You can update your tuition fee direct debit online.
Please see information on paying for UWE accommodation.
Please note: You can update your accommodation fee direct debit online.
Pharos print credit payments
You can top-up your Pharos account for print credits online:
See further information on Pharos and printing at UWE, including frequently asked questions.
Online payment facility
Commercial payments can be made via the UWE Bristol's secure online payment facility. In order to make a payment, you will require your customer ID, invoice number, and credit/debit card.
If you experience problems paying online, please call the Income Office for further guidance on +44 (0)117 328 7888.
If you would like to settle your invoice via bank transfer the University’s bank details are:
UWE bank account
UWE Bank Account: 60030127
UWE Bank Account Sort Code: 60-02-38
BIC Code (Swift): NWBKGB2L
IBAN No: GB31NWBK60023860030127
Natwest Bank address:
72 Gloucester Road
Bristol, BS7 8BF
Please note: Once your bank transfer has been completed, please send an email to email@example.com detailing the payer details, amount and what the payment is for to ensure correct allocation.
Other ways to pay
Student fees should not be settled by direct bank transfer. Please use our secure online payment facilities as detailed below:
Alternatively, international students can transfer funds directly to the University via our easy and secure foreign currency system, provided by Flywire:
However, if for any reason you are unable to use either of the facilities above then please call the Income Office on +44 (0)117 32 87888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commercial customers – please refer to the Commercial payments section.
You can send a cheque, bank draft or postal order (made payable to The University of the West of England) to the Income Office.
Please ensure you write your name and what the payment is for on the back of the cheque, draft or postal order. For commercial customers, please quote your customer ID and invoice number.
Paying in person
If for any reason you are unable to pay online, you can make a payment in person by credit/debit card or cheque at the Income Office.
Paying with cash
For your safety and security, we advise that you do not pay with cash. Please do not send cash in the post or give money to someone else to pay in on your behalf. You are advised to use other methods of payment and only pay with cash as a last resort. You can pay with cash at the Income Office.
Compliance with data security
UWE is fully committed to complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), and as such, individuals can be assured that their cardholder data is processed and handled in a secure manner.