Travel Bursary Terms and Conditions

  • Reimbursement amounts are agreed as:
    • 100 – 250 miles - £50
    • 251 – 400 miles - £75
    • 401 miles and above - £100.
  • Travel costs will be reimbursed to participating tour visitors if the tour is pre-booked.
  • The Travel cost reimbursement applies to campus tours only and will not be reimbursed for attending Applicant Events, College Counsellor Events, Open Days or Evenings.
  • The bursary is only available to UK and EU residents.
  • The bursary is only available to students who have not yet registered to start their course or accepted their offer.
  • Photographic identification to be shown on arrival before costs will be reimbursed.
  • It can take a number of weeks for the bank transfer to be processed. A member of the team will be able to advise re the next bank payment run that will be made by the University.
  • Travel Bursary forms will only be processed if fully completed and signed by both campus visitor and Head of Recruitment.
  • Travel costs are calculated on distance travelled. The University will determine the miles travelled, as per Google Maps.
  • The University will not reimburse travel costs for those travelling less than 100 miles.
  • Tours will depart promptly.
  • Please let us know in writing (email) to openday@gcu.ac.uk if you are unable to make your registered booking.
  • Please note that we cannot guarantee tours will include a tour of Caledonian Court accommodation during term time as standard or a tour of teaching facilities.
  • Tours may include some steps please contact us in advance if you require extra support with access.
  • Once we've received your booking, we'll send you further details by email. If your chosen dates are fully booked please keep checking these dates as places may become available due to cancellations.
  • We warmly welcome visitors with disabilities and other special requirements. Please indicate any additional assistance that you may require or contact us so that we can make arrangements for your visit.
  • Travel bursaries will be paid by BACS into the applicant’s nominated bank account.
  • Only one travel bursary will be paid to an applicant per application year.
  • The travel bursary is only available to contribute towards the costs of the applicant’s journey to the University. Costs of anyone accompanying the applicant will not be reimbursed.
  • The maximum bursary will be £100.
  • Complaints about the operational processes of the Campus Tour Cashback Incentive should be dealt with under the Glasgow Caledonian University complaints procedure.