Find out the latest guidance and information about the impact of COVID-19 on the University.

COVID-19: Advice for Staff, Students and Community
calculator and coins

Coronavirus Fund

Are you one of our Alumni of RGU? Make a huge saving on your future course fees as we welcome our alumni back to study with a 20% loyalty discount.

Awarding Body
Robert Gordon University
Dependent on individual circumstances
8 July 2022 or earlier if funds are exhausted
Quantity of Awards


The fund aims to help students with basic living costs such as food, utilities and rent.  

The fund is not available to support the payment of tuition fees.

Students must be able to demonstrate they are in financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19.


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • USA
  • Vietnam
  • Zimbabwe

This fund is available to all eligible current EU and International students. If your country is not listed, you may still be eligible for this discount.

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus
  • Online Learning

Mode of Study

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Subject Area

  • All Subjects

Other Requirements

Students must be in financial difficulty due to COVID-19.

Home/UK students should apply to:

How to Apply

Completed application forms should be handed in along with all supporting documentation to the Student Help Point in the Ishbel Gordon building. 

If you are unable to hand them in you can email them to using your university email address.

All further correspondence will be made through AskRGU.

As part of the application process students may be asked to attend a short interview to discuss their situation.

Application forms and guidance

Student Finance Appeals 

The Student Financial Appeals Procedure relates to appeals against financial awards made by the University's Student Finance Team.

Cookie Consent