Free or Paid Services

Service Name Is it free or do I need to pay? Useful Links
Early education and childcare Paid *
Primary School Free
Secondary School Free
Further and higher education, skills and vocational training Free
University Paid
ESOL Classes Free

Please note that some universities offer places and some additional support for refugees and migrants.

For instance, St Andrews (Scotland) have 8 Sanctuary Scholarships Available for asylum seekers and refugee students beginning their studies in September 2020. The following links provide further information about what is offered in terms of fees and maintenance:

- 2 Undergraduate scholarships:
- 4 Taught Postgraduate scholarships:
- 2 Research Postgraduate scholarships:

The opportunities listed do not limit what the Sanctuary Scholarship holders can study. They are available to asylum seekers, anyone currently going through the UK asylum system, anyone who has been granted refugee status, humanitarian protection, limited leave to remain or discretionary leave to remain by the Home Office.