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Registration and paying fees - returning students

How to register and pay your tuition fees if you’re continuing your studies at UWE Bristol.

Please note: Failure to register may result in your withdrawal from the University.

If you’ll an international student you’ll need to attend a face-to-face session to get your passport and visa checked.

How to register

All students are required to register (confirm personal details, arrange fee payment and agree to the University's Registration Terms and Conditions).

Online registration

Most students will able to register online through the Registration tab in myUWE from December onwards.

Paper registration

If you're a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) student, you won't able to register online and will need to complete a paper registration form instead.  You'll be told how to register by staff as part of your registration. If you have any questions please contact the University.

Suspended students returning to study

If you’re returning to study after a period of ‘suspension’ and have informed the University of your intention, the 'Registration' tab in myUWE will be available to you from January 2019. If you’ve notified us of a course transfer during your ‘suspension’, this will be reflected in your re-registration.

Sandwich placement students

If you’re going on or returning from a sandwich placement, the ‘Registration’ tab in myUWE will be available to you from December onwards, depending on whether you’re awaiting the results of any re-assessments.

It’s crucial that you register for your sandwich placement year and make arrangements to pay any fees so you can get Student Finance funding. Failure to register will also affect your access to UWE Bristol systems.

Please note: You can't start on placement until it's been approved by the Placement Support Team. Please follow the guidance to confirm your placement.

Pay your tuition fees

View information on how and when to pay your fees for:

Your registration will be confirmed once your fee payment arrangements have been completed.

If you want to know how much you’ll need to pay, please view our tuition fees information.

NHS-funded students

If your fees are being paid by the NHS, you won’t be asked for payment information at registration.

Students (Home/EU) in receipt of Student Finance

To receive funding by the start of term, you need to apply to Student Finance at least six weeks before the start date of your course. Your funding may be delayed if you apply after this date.

Tuition fee queries

If you still have queries on how much to pay for your studies, you can contact the University or visit any campus Information Point.

If you have a registration query please contact an Information Point.

Passport and visa checking for international students

Home Office regulations require all international students to attend a face-to-face session at the start of each academic year so your passport and visa can be checked. To do this, please visit the Welcome Hub, in the library foyer on Frenchay Campus from

  • Monday 7 January 2019 to Friday 18 January 2019, 10:00–16:00
  • Monday 21 January 2019 to Friday 1 February 2019, 10:00–14:00.

You must bring the following to the session:

  • Your passport, visa and/or Biometric Residence Permit (if you already have one)*
  • A method of payment if you haven’t yet paid your course fees. If you’re being sponsored for your course fees, please bring a copy of your sponsorship letter.

* If you don’t yet have your Biometric Residence Permit you can collect it during the passport and visa checking session. You must bring your letter from the UK Visas and Immigration department (UKVI) with you. Alternatively, you can provide an electronic copy of your letter on a mobile device.

View more information about Biometric Residence Permits.

Change of circumstance

If you feel you don’t want to continue with your course, please contact a Campus Information Point for advice as soon as you can. There may be alternative options available to you that will help you finish your course. Find out more about how to suspend, transfer or withdraw from your studies.

If you decide that you don’t wish to continue with your studies, you must notify us in writing before the first day of term.

If we receive your written notification after the start of term, you’ll be liable to pay a proportion of the annual tuition fees (see the UWE Bristol Tuition Fee policy).

Funding and finance queries

If you have a question about your funding, view our information about fees and funding or contact our Money Advice and Funds Service.

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