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International payment options

ARU has officially partnered with Flywire to accept payments from over 240 countries and territories, in more than 140 currencies.

Millions of students and their parents world-wide trust Flywire to facilitate their education payments.

Early payment discount

An Early Payment Discount of £400 or £1,000 is available to international students starting an undergraduate or postgraduate course, and studying full-time. The discount of £400 is also available to current undergraduate students who are returning for their second (Level 5) or third (Level 6) year at ARU.


By making your payment using Flywire you can:

  • Pay by credit or debit card, bank transfer or by e-wallet
  • Pay from any country or bank
  • Pay in your local currency
  • Avoid bank fees and extra charges
  • Be guaranteed the best exchange rate when making a bank transfer using Flywire. If you find a better rate within two hours, Flywire will match it
  • Track your payment in real-time online and receive email and text alerts each step of the way, including a confirmation your payment has been securely delivered to the University
  • Get 24/7 multilingual support with any questions you have about making your payment from Flywire’s expert team. You can give them a call, send an email, or use live chat online
  • Flywire has a robust anti-money laundering program so you can feel confident in the security of your payment
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Frequently asked questions

Yes, you can. You can make payments for tuition fees and accommodation instalments via International Bank Transfer with Flywire, a specialist payment platform.

As an international student you’ll be required to pay a deposit of £4,000 towards your tuition fees before you receive an unconditional offer or Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). This will be listed as a condition on your offer letter.

Alternatively, if you’re a government sponsored student, you’ll be required to provide a copy of your official letter of sponsorship/financial guarantee to our International Admissions team.

Details of how to pay your deposit will be included with your offer letter. You can log into your applicant portal on e:Vision to make your deposit payment.

Requests for refunds of any deposit paid will be administered in accordance with our fees policy – which can be located in the Rules, Regulations and Procedures for Students and a refund of a deposit where applicable may not be given in the event of a refusal of a visa application should Anglia Ruskin University not be at fault, including if the refund arises from you giving false or incomplete information to the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).

We recommend that all students use our University’s online payments system online payments system to make a payment to us with a debit or credit card.

Alternatively, you can pay via International Bank Transfer with Flywire, a specialist international payment platform.

If you’re not able to pay online, details of how to pay by bank-to-bank transfer will be included in your offer letter.

We do not accept cash as payment for tuition fees or accommodation.

Yes, we will refund your deposit if you cannot join us. The refund will be paid in full, subject to any exchange rate fluctuations and bank charges.

Alternatively, we can defer you to the next intake and your deposit can be held for that intake.

Please note that a refund may not be given in the event of a visa refusal arising from the submission of false or incomplete information to the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration service (UKVI).

After you have paid your deposit, you can decide to pay the rest of your annual tuition fee in full, or you can pay in instalments. You may be eligible for an early payment discount if you choose to pay your full annual tuition fee.

If you choose to pay your tuition fees in instalments, you’ll pay a £4,000 deposit, then instalments as follows.

  • Students starting in September: 60% of the full fees at registration, a further 40% in January.
  • Students starting in January: 60% of the full fees at registration, a further 40% in May.

If you choose to pay your tuition fees in instalments, the payment will be taken from your account automatically on the 15th of the appropriate month.

Note that if you don't pay your fees by the agreed dates, you may not be able to continue your studies or graduate.