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Make a payment

Make a payment

We provide a number of easy, safe and secure online payment options which a student (or someone on their behalf) can use to pay any fee on their student account. This could be a deposit, tuition or accommodation fees. This page provides information and useful links to these different online payment systems as well as Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's).

Please scroll down for full details and to make a payment using one of the following options:

  • UK (GBP) Bank Transfer
  • International Online or Bank Transfer
  • Online Credit or Debit card
  • Online Instalment Plan (Tuition Fee Only) - Credit ot Debit Card

Pay online via GBP UK bank Transfer >

You can make an immediate bank transfer from your UK bank account to the University of Exeter, via our Sofort open banking payment solution, which is available through GlobalPay for Students.

Open Banking is a commonly used payment solution which allows the payer (e.g. the student) to make an online real-time payment by bank transfer from their UK bank account. You can access this payment method via GlobalPay for Students and select:

  • Paying Fees from United Kingdom
  • Enter the amount you wish to pay
  • Select Sofort from the list of payment options (you may need to expand the list by clicking 'Show more options')
  • Enter payer details and complete payment

Find out more from our user guide - Sofort - Open Banking Guide

Please note that you will need to have a UK bank account in order to choose this payment method and pay in GBP.

 

Pay online from your bank >

Student fees can be paid using our online payments platform: WU® GlobalPay for Students.

This fast and reliable service allows you, your parents, or sponsors to pay in your local currency via bank transfer, credit card, or by using a wide range of local online payment options including Alipay, UnionPay, and more without incurring any transaction charges. Gain peace of mind that your payment will arrive in full with our preferred payment service today:

Please view our ‘How it Works’ video

  • Pay GBP fees in the currency of your choice without incurring any transaction charges
  • Pay online or by bank transfer
  • Get price and payment options upfront with a price comparison tool
  • Our price promise gives you added confidence that you are getting a competitive price
  • Rest assured knowing your payments are received in full by the University
  • Easy to use on smartphones and other mobile devices
  • Track your payment status by text and email
  • Get 24/7 chat support on the platform
  • Customer support service to help you at every step: If you have a queries about your payment, you can contact GPStudents@westernunion.com or call +44 (0)1733 871871

 

Pay online by credit or debit card >

You can use your credit or debit card to make a single payment.

When paying, you must include the following information:

  • The Student's date of birth
  • Nine digit Exeter student number

Please note that we are only able to accept Visa and Mastercard payments.

3D secure (3DS v2)

When making an online payment, you may see refernce to 3D secure or 3DS v2.

This is a multi-factor authentication protocol used to digitally confirm the identity of the payer during checkout. In order for your card issuer to approve your online payment, they may ask the cardholder to provide some data. This may be in the form of the card issuer asking you to provide a pass code they have sent you to authenticate the transaction or biometrics such as face recognition or a fingerprint. For more information, please check the information provided below by VISA and MasterCard.

Visa

Mastercard

Pay online in instalments>

You can use your credit or debit card pay your Tuition fees in instalments using a scheme called Recurrent Card Payments (RCP). Depending upon your status, there are different payment plans available. Details, including payment dates are available in our Paying your Tuition Fee in instalments guide.

For the 2022/23 academic year - the option to pay by instalments will be available from Monday 15 August 2022.

You can download our step-by-step instructions (pdf) which will show you how to set up your instalment plan.

When setting up the plan and paying, you must include the following information:

  • The Student's date of birth
  • Nine digit Exeter student number

Please note that we are only able to accept Visa and Mastercard payments.

3D secure (3DS v2)

When making an online payment, you may see refernce to 3D secure or 3DS v2.

This is a multi-factor authentication protocol used to digitally confirm the identity of the payer during checkout. In order for your card issuer to approve your online payment, they may ask the cardholder to provide some data. This may be in the form of the card issuer asking you to provide a pass code they have sent you to authenticate the transaction or biometrics such as face recognition or a fingerprint. For more information, please check the information provided below by VISA and MasterCard.

Visa

Mastercard

FAQs

You will need your (the student’s/applicant’s) nine digit Exeter student number and your (the student’s/applicant's) date of birth.

You can find your nine digit Exeter student number at the top of most correspondence from the University and on your Unicard. Please note, this number is different to your UCAS number, e.g.:

Your Name: XXXXXXX
Exeter student number: XXXXXXXXX
UCAS Personal ID:XXXXXXXXX
Programme name: XXXXXXXXXXXX

Example Undergraduate letter

Example Postgraduate letter

No, there is no additional charge if you make a payment via credit or debit card.

Anyone can make a payment, for example: student, parent, other family member, friend, sponsor, agent on behalf of the student. They will need your (the student’s/applicant’s) full name, nine digit Exeter student number and date of birth when making the payment.

Using our listed payment methods, you can make payments for:

  • tuition fees
  • tuition fee deposits
  • accommodation
  • other sundry fees, i.e. fines and exam fees

The easiest and quickest way to pay is online via debit/credit card. You will need your (the student's) nine digit Exeter student number and date of birth in order to do this. Select 'tuition fees deposit' and enter the amount you want to pay. Then continue through the payment pages to complete the payment.

Alternatively you can pay in your preferred currency using GlobalPay for students (online bank transfer).

Yes, you can pay your Tuiton fees in instalments with different payment plans available. Details, including payment dates, are available in our Paying your Tuition Fee in instalments guide. The option to pay by instalments will be available from 15 August 2022.

Download our step-by-step instructions (pdf) which will show you how to set up your payment plan via our online card payment portal.

You can check to see if a payment has been received by logging onto http://studentstatement.zmaomi.com/ and checking the balance.

Payments will take different lengths of time to reflect on your online statement depending on the payment method:

  • GlobalPay for students: Can take up to 10 working days for international bank transfers to be received by the University. Once received, the payment should reflect within 2 working days.
  • Online debit or credit card payments: should reflect within 2 working days of the payment being made.

If your online payment has been unsuccessful please contact your bank or credit card provider as the University is not able to determine the reasons for payments being unsuccessful or declined.

If your payment does not reflect after 10 working days, then we would advise that you contact SID and provide them with the payment details, quoting your nine digit Exeter student number and name. We can then investigate the transaction.

If you have received an e-mail as your credit/debit card has now expired, or wish to change to a different card, please visit the e-pay website and follow the instructions to update your credit/debit card.

Useful links

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