How can we help?

Free Travel

Here at Stockton Riverside College we understand that getting to college can be costly. We want to make sure you get the financial help you need, letting you focus on your studies. The College has Learner Support Funds which can provide help allowing you to overcome financial barriers.

We Offer:

  • FREE* travel to and from college during your college year to make life easier for you. The College offers free bus passes for all Stagecoach or Arriva buses, travel allowance for those using a different service, and we also have a dedicated bus at Bede Sixth Form College, in Billingham.

Student Bursary

Did you know that you can apply for your student bursary online? Click here to apply.

We encourage all our students to apply for student bursary, the application is now available online. The application will take a few moments and you will need information about household income and benefits.

If you have already completed your Student Bursary application and have been asked to submit further evidence, please use this link. You will be asked your surname, date of birth and postcode, which will allow us to process your application.

Additional help and freebies

Depending on your age, personal circumstances and course you could be awarded:

  • FREE* meals
  • Discount* on equipment and uniforms which may be required as part of your course
  • FREE* Childcare which is provided by an Ofsted recognised provider

And there’s more...

  • FREE WI-Fi
  • FREE bus pass*
  • FREE gym access*
  • Student bursary**
  • FREE parking
  • FREE print credits
  • FREE Microsoft Office
  • FREE daily use of iPads, laptops, cameras and video cameras
  • FREE laptop on loan to study at home
  • FREE careers advice and guidance
  • FREE access to academic, online resources
  • FREE support with UCAS applications

And much more …

To find out more about our latest offers and discounts please call 01642 865566 or email

*Subject to change. Conditions may apply.

**Subject to eligibility criteria.


*To find out eligibility, terms and conditions please contact the team. Subject to change.

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