If you would like to talk to our student finance team, use the contact details below to book at appointment. The team are available Monday to Friday 9am – 5:30pm. Meetings in Newcastle can be organised by prior arrangement.

Income Team: +44(0)203-944-4565

Self-Funding Students
0203 944 3313

Marcus Stoneham – Head of Income
Tel: +44 (0)7585-129-099

We are committed to assisting you in your studies wherever possible. If you are experiencing any unforeseen financial difficulties in paying your Tuition Fees you must contact the Finance Team for support and advice as soon as possible.

Bank Transfer

Our payment information for self-funding students can be found below. So we can allocate your payment to your student account, please quote your name and student ID when making your payment.

Bank Barclays Bank
Branch Manchester City 8
Account Name QA EXE EDU (NU) Ltd
Sort Code 20-55-58
Account Number 00187097
IBAN GB20BARC20555800187097

Be sure to quote your name and Student ID when you make a payment to us. It will help us to allocate the payment to your student account.

Credit/Debit Card

The University accepts payments from the following cards:

  • Visa Credit
  • Visa Debit
  • Visa Electron
  • Mastercard
  • American Express

Students wishing to pay fees over the telephone should contact us using one of the following numbers.

+44 (0)207 656 8450


You can now pay your tuition fees online via TransferMate (formerly PaytoStudy). TransferMate is a foreign exchange company, which lets you make international payments without incurring international banking charges, while receiving competitive foreign exchange rates.

How does it work?

  • Register on the secure TransferMate domain and enter your payment details.
  • You’ll receive the exchange rate for that day, which you can choose to guarantee for 48 hours and you will have the option of choosing between a wire transfer, or credit card payment
  • Once TransferMate receive your payment, the funds are immediately transferred to us from the TransferMate bank account in the UK.

You can find out more about TransferMate here.

How to pay online

  • Confirm your Student Reference Number – this is your application number and begins with an A, followed by 8 numbers
  • Visit the payment website and complete the brief registration form. Choose between wire transfer and credit card payment.
  • If you chose credit card payment just enter your details.
  • If you are paying by bank transfer, please make your payment to the instructed bank account. You will be required to upload the following documents to your TransferMate account:
    • Receipt of payment
    • Copy of your passport
    • Offer letter
  • Your payment will be made in your local currency and once TransferMate receive your funds and required documents, they will transfer the funds to us in GBP and email you confirmation of payment.
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