Department of Student and Academic Administration

Student Administration: Professional and Career Development Loans

The University of Portsmouth is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number [8367].

For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.


Completion of PCDL Form - Learning Provider Section

If you have already started the application for a PCDL, at some point, you should receive a form which will contain a section to be completed by your Learning Provider (your University).

Please bring, or send in this section of the form to the following address:

Student Administration Division

Academic Registry

University of Portsmouth

Ground Floor

University House

Winston Churchill Avenue



This section of the form will need to be completed, stamped and signed by the Academic Registry for you to then return to the address provided on your form.


What do I do when I get a loan approved?

On receipt of the approved loan, please provide a copy of the payment schedule to the Finance team at so that the appropriate payment plan can be set up on your fee account.