Student Family Information

University of Sheffield Subsidy

For the 2017/2018 University year, subsidies have been changed. To find more up to date and accurate information please head over to the University page.

Sibling discount

Student families who qualify for a subsidy will receive a further 10% sibling discount for any additional children attending the Nursery.

Childcare Grant - Student Finance

For full time, British, undergraduate students.

The grant helps with childcare costs for children under 15, or under 17 if they have special educational needs.

You must be eligible for student finance to apply for a Childcare Grant.

Any money you get is paid on top of your student finance and you don’t have to pay it back.

The amount of childcare grant payable in 2017/18 will be based on 85% of actual childcare costs, subject to a maximum grant of £159.59 per week for one child only or £273.60 per week for two or more children.

For more information please follow the link: https://www.gov.uk/childcare-grant/overview

Parents’ Learning Allowance

Full-time students with children could get between £50 and £1,617 a year to help with their learning costs. This is called Parents’ Learning Allowance.

Find out more here: https://www.gov.uk/parents-learning-allowance

Participation Grant

The Students' Union Participation Grant is here to help students take part in Students' Union activities and sports. The Students’ Union is committed to supporting students with children to be able to participate in a variety of activities and sports.

Find out more here: http://su.sheffield.ac.uk/make-a-change/start-campaigning/participation-grant