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University Subscribers

We work with the majority of universities in the UK, and many are centrally subscribed to the Alternative Guide Online (this website) or our book version. Here is a current list of subscribers to the Alternative Guide, in all its formats. This list was last updated on 16th May 2018.

If you are staff at a university that does not subscribe and would like information on evaluating the Alternative Guide, please read this

Evaluations
If you would are interested in evaluating the Guide for suitability at your university, we would be delighted to send you a free no obligation sample pack! Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use our contact form! Alternatively, phone our London office on 0208 677 6900 (new number!).

Band 1: Subscription to The Alternative Guide Online
(This Web Resource)

These Universities hold a full subscription to the Alternative Guide Online. They also hold a Band 2 subscription (PDF Licence) automatically.
If you are a student or staff member at these universities, you can login right now with your university email address through our Gateway Page!

Aberystwyth University
Anglia Ruskin University
Aston University NEW SUBSCRIBER!
Bangor University
Bath Spa University NEW SUBSCRIBER!
Canterbury Christ Church University
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff University
City University London
Durham University NEW SUBSCRIBER!
Falmouth University
Glasgow Caledonian University
Goldsmiths University
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Imperial College London NEW SUBSCRIBER!

King's College London
Lancaster University
London Film School
London School of Economics
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Loughborough University
Leeds Lifelong Learning Centre
Liverpool John Moores University
Manchester Metropolitan University
McTimoney College of Chiropractic
Newman University, Birmingham
New York University
Nottingham Trent University
Royal Holloway University of London
Norwich University of the Arts
Open University
Queen Mary University of London
Roehampton University NEW SUBSCRIBER!
Royal Academy of Music NEW SUBSCRIBER!
Royal College of Art
Royal Northern College of Music
Royal Holloway University of London
School of Advanced Study
Sheffield Hallam University
Southampton Solent University NEW SUBSCRIBER!
St. Mary's University Twickenham
Swansea University
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
University College London
University of Abertay Dundee
University of Bath
University of Birmingham
University of Brighton
University of Bristol
University of Chichester (PGR students only)
University of Derby
University of Essex
University of Exeter
University of Huddersfield
University of Hull
University of Kent
University of Portsmouth
University of Manchester
University of Northampton
University of Nottingham
University of Oxford
University of Reading
University of Sheffield
University of Sussex
University for the Creative Arts
University of the West of Scotland
University of Worcester
University of York
West Dean College
York St. John University

Band 2: PDF Subscription to the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding in Book Form

These Universities hold a full PDF subscription to the Alternative Guide 2015/16 in book form. This means the book form of the Guide can be made available to all students as a PDF. However, these universities do not hold a subscription to the Alternative Guide Online (Band 1). If you are staff at one of these universities and want to consider an upgrade, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to ask for a free no obligation evaluation pack, or use our contact form! Alternatively, phone our London office on 0208 677 6900.

Keele University
London Metropolitan University
Royal College of Music
St. George's University of London
University of Arts London
University of Birmingham
University of the Highlands and Islands
University of Southampton 

Band 3: No Subscription

Unfortunately, these Universities do not at present hold an institutional subscription to the Alternative Guide Online, or PDF Licence to the book version, so it is not possible for current or prospective students from these universities to access the Guide for free. However, students can purchase an individual subscription for £14.99 (3 months) or £24.99 (12 months). If you are staff at one of these universities and want to consider the Alternative Guide for your institution, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to ask for a free no obligation evaluation pack, or use our contact form! Alternatively, phone our London office on 0208 677 6900.


Birkbeck, University of London (former Band 1 subscriber, 2011-2016)
Birmingham City University
Bournemouth University
Brunel University (former Band 1 subscriber, 2010-2014)
Buckinghamshire New University
Central School of Speech and Drama
Coventry University
Cranfield University
De Montfort University
Edge Hill University
Edinburgh Napier University
Glasgow School of Art (former Band 2 subscriber, 2009-10)
Glyndŵr University
Guild HE CREST Consortium (former Band 2 subscriber, 2010-2012)
Harper Adams
Heriot-Watt University
Heythrop College (former Band 1 subscriber, 2009-2015)
Kingston University (former Band 1 subscriber, 2011-2017)
Leeds Beckett University (former Band 2 subscriber, 2010-2012)
Leeds Trinity University (former Band 1 subscriber, 2014-2016)
Liverpool Hope University (former Band 2 subscriber, 2009-2012)
London School of Architecture (former Band 1 subscriber, 2015-2016)
London Business School
London South Bank University (former Band 1 subscriber, 2011-2017)
Middlesex University (former Band 1 subscriber, 2009-2011, 2013-2016)
Northumbria University (former Band 1 subscriber, 2013-15
Oxford Brookes University
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Queen's University of Belfast
Ravensbourne
Robert Gordon University (former Band 1 subscriber, 2012-2015)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (former Band 1 susbcriber, 2014-2017)
Royal Agricultural College
SOAS (former Band 1 subscriber, 2013-2014)
SRUC (former Band 2 subscriber, 2009-2013)
Staffordshire University
Swansea Metropolitan University
Teesside University
University of Aberdeen (former Band 1 subscriber, 2014-2015)
University of Bedfordshire
University of Bolton
University of Buckingham
University of Cambridge (former Band 2 subscriber, 2010-2014)
University of Central Lancashire
University of Chester
University of Cumbria
University of Dundee
University of East London (former Band 1 subscriber, 2009-2015)
University of Edinburgh
University of Gloucestershire
University of Glasgow (former Band 2 subscriber, 2012-2016)
University of Greenwich (former Band 1 subscriber, 2011-2016)
University of Leeds (former Band 2 subscriber, 2010-2014)
University of Leicester
University of Lincoln (former Band 2 subscriber, 2010-2012)
University of Liverpool
University of Plymouth (former Band 2 subscriber, 2012-2014)
University of Plymouth St Mark and St John
University of Newcastle
University of Salford (former Band 1 subscriber, 2011-2017)
University of South Wales (former Band 1 subscriber, 2012-2016)
University of Surrey
University of St Andrews
University of Stirling (former Band 1 subscriber, 2009-2012, 2014-2015)
University of Strathclyde
University of Suffolk (former Band 1 subscriber, 2011-2017)
University of Sunderland
University of Ulster
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
University of Warwick
University of West London
University of the West of England, Bristol
University of Westminster
University of Winchester
University of Wolverhampton