It is not unusual to worry about the financial pressures of university life. You may face financial difficulties during your time in UCD and struggle to continue to support yourself financially.

If you find yourself stuck, contact your Student Adviser or email the SU Welfare Officer.

Financial Assistance
There are a number of assistance schemes in place to support UCD students who are having problems financially.

Fees
If you’re having difficulties paying your fees for university, contact the Student Desk in the Tierney Building.
+353 1 716 1555
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Budgeting Advice
From rent to food to nights out, it’s easy to lose track of how much you’re spending and end up not being able to make ends meet.

The national Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) is an excellent resource for budgeting advice and tips on managing your money. Check out their handy budgeting tool to identify areas where you can reduce your spending and develop a realistic budget that you can stick to.