Ways to pay

Fraud Warning

Students are being approached by individuals offering to pay their fees at reduced rates or under special conditions. Fraudsters may present themselves as legitimate agencies or associates, they may be a friend. Never respond to these offers and always pay your tuition fees direct to UWE Bristol using the authorised payment methods below.

For more information view these leaflets produce by the police in English and Mandarin. If you believe you have been a victim of fraud or have any questions contact sms@uwe.ac.uk. Students experiencing difficulty making payment should contact credit control at creditcontrol@uwe.ac.uk.

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:

JCB, Maestro, Mastercard, Visa, Visa electron and American Express card payment logos

Please note: Additional charges incurred (such as bank charges) are not the University’s responsibility and should be covered by your own funds.

Student payments

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.

Accommodation payments

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.

Commercial payments

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.

Bank transfer

If you would like to settle your invoice via bank transfer the University’s bank details are:

UWE bank account details:
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 cash.office@uwe.ac.uk detailing the payer details, amount and what the payment is for to ensure correct allocation.

Other ways to pay

Bank transfer

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:

If you are having difficulty using any of the methods above, please email cash.office@uwe.ac.uk with your name, student ID and telephone number and we will contact you. Please never write card details in an email.

Commercial customers – please refer to the Commercial payments section.

Cheque/bank draft

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.

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