How much is the bursary?For the academic year 2016/17, a £300 bursary is available for undergraduate students who purchase a computer suitable for their course. During your studies at Ravensbourne as an undergraduate student you may make only ONE claim for this bursary. This can be made at any point during your studies here.
If you are a Foundation or Postgraduate student, you can purchase a laptop through Ravensbourne's partner with FreedomTech. However, you will not be eligible for a laptop bursary.
Therefore, you may want to consider alternative options for purchase or whether you will require a high specification laptop for your course. Please speak to your tutor for further advice.
For more information please go to the intranet.
EligibilityShould you wish to make a claim for this bursary, you must make your claim between firm acceptance of our offer and before the end of the taught elements of your course, prior to formal graduation.
The £300 bursary amount applies only for the academic year of 2016/17. In subsequent years, this amount may change.
Students are entitled to an additional £200, payable in April 2017, if
- You are a new entrant to an undergraduate course commencing September 2016
- You have claimed the £300 laptop bursary
- You are a Home/EU student paying the full tuition fee
- You have been awarded the maximum maintenance loan from the Student Loans Company.
How to applyRegardless of whether you order through Ravensbourne or purchase through a different provider you should complete the Bursary Application Form - to claim your £300 bursary payment and, if eligible, the additional £200 payment.
What models are recommended?The indicative models available, which vary depending on your course, are shown on our Intranet page. These are correct at time of publication, but are subject to change.
Ravensbourne Laptop SchemeRavensbourne students who wish to, may purchase their computer through their normal supplier. Alternatively, we have also put arrangements in place with FreedomTech. If you wish to order via FreedomTech, please visit our Intranet pages for details of how to place your order.