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Paying Your Fees

Tuition fees are due for payment on or before the start of each academic year or at the start of each registration period for non-standard start dates.  Self-financing students have the option to pay their fee in one lump sum or in two instalments.  International students are also required to pay a deposit of £2000 in advance in order secure their place on the programme and to be issued a CAS for visa purposes.
Payment dates and details are as follows:

  1. Deposit  - international students are required to pay a deposit in order to secure their place on their programme. The deposit deadline and amount will be specified within the context of your offer letter.
    Please note, the deposit is normally non-refundable, but please rest assured that if you are unable to take up your place at Chichester due to government restrictions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic your deposit will be refunded in full.
  2. Instalment One: due within two weeks of the beginning of the student’s first semester
  3. Instalment Two due on the first day of the student’s second semester.
  4. Students may also opt to pay in full in advance.

Details of how to pay your deposit and fees are included in the menu below.

International deposit payments

We recommend that you make payments (deposit and full tuition fees) through our Online Store.

Go to Online Store and select ‘Product Catalogue’ > ‘International’ > ‘Deposits’ and follow the instructions.

You will need your Application Number (quoted on your conditional offer letter) and your date of birth.

3rd party payments

If your fees are being paid by a 3rd party other than the Student Loan Company (for instance, an employer or other sponsor), please ensure that your employer/sponsor has completed and signed a sponsorship agreement form.

The form should be sent before your start your course/modules to:

Sales Ledger Team
University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus
College Lane
PO19 6PE 

Online payments

A fast and efficient way to pay your tuition fees and accommodation charges, is by making payments online. You can also pay by instalments by setting up a recurring card payment using this facility.

Tuition Fee invoices will be sent once you have registered.

Online payment can also be accessed through ChiView.

Please read our Terms and Conditions for online payments.

Paying on behalf of a student

If you are paying on behalf of a student and you do not have access to the Application Information Portal, go direct to online payments.

We are unable to accept Solo cards for recurring payments.

Bank Transfer

Payment can be made directly into the University’s bank account details as follows:

Account Name:      The University of Chichester 
Account Number:   12175142
Sort Code:              40-17-16
Bank Name:            HSBC UK
Bank Address:        94 East Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1HD
IBAN no:                 GB10 HBUK 4017 1612 1751 42
Swift Code:             HBUKGB4B

Please quote your student number or invoice number as the payment reference

Bankers Draft

Made payable to University of Chichester and sent to:

The Finance Office
Bishop Otter Campus
West Sussex
United Kingdom
PO19 6PE

If you require assistance, please contact Jenny Bell on (0044) 1243 816108 (from overseas) or 01243 816108 (from within the UK). You can also email her at

Alternative payment methods

You can also make payments to the university by:

  • Cheque
  • Bank transfer
  • By phone using your debit card