In order for bursary and student expense payments to be made by bank transfer from the University of Cumbria, you must complete a student bank details form via e-email from your University e-mail account.  All forms must be sent to

No requests or updates will be made if the form is sent from an alternative personal e-mail address.

No requests for payment will be made unless the form has been received.

Any change of bank details must be completed through the above process, and it is your responsibility to notify us of any in-year account changes.

Please note: Your university e-mail address will be automatically assigned to you for activation near the start of your studies.  Please revisit this page once you have this.

In the event of any problems with this form, please contact the University Payments Team on 01228 616078 or email

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Having Trouble

If you’re having trouble completing the form, this link provides further and detailed guidance. Unfortunately, we cannot support the full range of computers, phones, tablets, browsers, and pdf software available, however these instructions should help most common queries for PC users.

Guidance (PDF)

Form completion

The Travel Reimbursement Form should be downloaded and saved to your computer or device using one of the following links according to the format you prefer.

The form contains pre-formatted entry fields and is intended to be completed electronically, then saved and returned to us by e-mail at

For the best experience, we recommend that you complete this using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC or Microsoft Word using a desktop or laptop PC or Mac computer, rather than using a mobile device.

Acrobat .pdf:

There are a number of free programs available for completing pdf forms, however beware that many do not save and submit the data correctly.  You require one which fully supports pdf form fill and sign functionality.  We have tested and recommend the following:

Device typeProgramFrom
Microsoft Windows PC Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (free*)
Apple Mac/MacBook OS X Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (free*)
Android Phone/Tablet Mobeera PDF Max Free (free*) Google Play Store
Amazon Kindle Fire OS Mobeera PDF Max Free (free*) Amazon App Store
Apple iPhone/iPad iOS Readdle PDF Expert 5 (paid for app#) Apple App Store

* £Free at the time of writing.

# Unfortunately, and having evaluated many apps, we are unable to find a £Free form completer for iOS at this time which works correctly.


Important: Please note that returned forms are processed automatically by electronic systems prior to validation and approval by us.  We are therefore unable to accept printed, scanned, photographed, hand written, or other unapproved method of return.

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