Paying Your Bill

When to Pay

Bills are emailed to students each term. The approximate timing for the academic year is as follows:

2019-20 Academic Year
Bill TypeTermIssue DatePayment Due By
Undergraduate Prepayment (if applicable)On Arrival (Michaelmas)On Arrival, in Fresher’s
07 October 2019
Rent (+ Graduate Prepayment if
Michaelmas03 October 201918 October 2019
FeesEarly November 201918 October 2019
Rent and FeesLent09 January 202024 January 2020
Rent and FeesEaster09 April 202001 May 2020
Final BillCharges Since April01 June 202015 June 2020
Summer RentsLong Vacation
06 July 202017 July 2020

How to Pay

To enable us to match your payment to your bill please make sure that your Student ID number (the DS number on top of the bill) is used as a reference on all payments.

Bank Transfer:

This is our preferred method of payment. Details as follows:

Account name: Girton College
Receipts Account/Account number: 60402621
Sort Code: 20-17-68
Address: Barclays Bank , 9-11 St Andrews Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AA
IBAN Number : GB86 BARC 201768 60402621
Reference: Please use your Student ID Number as the reference so we can trace the payment!

  • All Cheques should be made payable to ‘GIRTON COLLEGE‘.
  • Please print your name and student ID number on the reverse side of the cheque, so we can match your payment to the bill.
  • Any cheque received with no information will not be cashed and you will receive a non-payment reminder.
  • Cheques can be posted to: The Bursary, Girton College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0JG or taken to the College Lodge (in an envelope marked FAO Bursary) and the Bursary Office.
  • Please write the cheque before going to these locations as it saves everyone time by reducing queues.

Standing Orders:

College will accept payment of total bills (fees plus rent) by standing order over a period of up to eight months (between November–June).

Please enquire in the Bursary Office for further details.

TransferMate (Students with no UK bank account ONLY)

The College has now entered in partnership with TransferMate , an online payment platform. The platform will be available from September 2019.

This will allow student who do not have a UK bank account to pay their bill in their own currency with no conversion fee and at beneficial rates.

Pay via TransferMate Education using a three-step process.

  1. Register on the secure TransferMate Education domain and enter your payment details.
  2. You’ll receive the exchange rate for that day and choose your payment method.
  3. Once funds are received by TransferMate, these funds are immediately transferred into Girton College’s account from the TransferMate bank account in the UK.

To make your payment:

  • STEP 1 – Confirm your Girton College CRSID/ Student Account Number
  • STEP 2 – Visit the payment website and complete the brief registration form. Click ‘YES’ you are ready to pay today and then select ‘Process Transaction’.
  • STEP 3 – If you have chosen to make a wire transfer, you will be asked to transfer the funds to the advised bank account.
  • STEP 4 – If you have chosen to make a wire transfer, email with a copy of your passport and your account statement from Girton College and a copy of the payment receipt.
  • STEP 5 – Once TransferMate Education receive your funds and required documents, they will transfer the funds to Girton College and email you confirmation of payment.

Further guidance can be found here (PDF).

Cash and Debit/Credit card payments

We no longer accept payments by Cash or Credit/Debit cards in relation to student accounts.

If you have any questions check the Frequently Asked Questions page or alternatively please do not hesitate to contact Martin Shadbolt on 01223 338974 or Clare Plumb on 01223 338977 in the Bursary Office (or e-mail:


Last Updated: 19 June 2019