International payment options

There are a number of payment options available for International students.

Paying you fees

International students can pay their fees using the Edinburgh Napier University’s bank transfer platform powered by our partner Western Union Business Solutions.

This service is available to all international students and allows you, your parents and sponsors to pay your fees in your local currency and from your home bank account without worrying about exchange rates or bank charges.

You will have peace of mind that your payment will arrive quickly and in full to the college.

Benefits for you

  • No transaction charges from Western Union Business Soluions or the Edinburgh Napier University
  • Rate quoted is held for 72 hours which gives you time to make the payment to your bank; online, at branch or via phone
  • Favourable exchange rates compared to most banks
  • Reduced bank fees because transfer is initiated locally
  • Full payment amount received by Edinburgh Napier University
  • Platform translated in 8 languages; English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Hindi, Indonesian and Korean.

Western Union - Pay now



For more information watch one of the following videos

or download the user guide (English | Chinese).

For Students from China

You can pay in one of the following ways:

Alipay / Tenpay / Credit/Debit card UnionPay / Bank transfer

Using Geoswift, Students, parents and sponsors can pay fees using Alipay, Tenpay, their  credit/debit card UnionPay and bank transfer.

  1. Using GlobalPay for Students, enter amount in pounds to pay to your institution.
  2. Select Geoswift option.
  3. Choose your payment method.
  4. Western Union Business Solutions receives funds, converts them into pounds, and delivers them to your institution directly—in full and tagged with your identifying information.

Alipay Geoswift Tenpay UnionPay



ChinaPay

Using ChinaPay, students and parents can pay fees online using their UnionPay debit card and have funds automatically deducted from their bank account.

  1. Using GlobalPay for Students, enter amount in pounds to pay to your institution.
  2. Select ChinaPay option, creating a unique identifier.
  3. Log on to the secure ChinaPay website and enter debit card information.
  4. Western Union Business Solutions receives funds, converts them into pounds, and delivers them to your institution directly—in full and tagged with your identifying information.

CITIC

Using CITIC Bank, students and parents can walk in to CITIC locations anywhere in the Guangzhou area (in China’s most populous province, Guangdong*).

  1. Using GlobalPay for Students, enter amount in pounds to pay to your institution.
  2. Select Renminbi and CITIC option.
  3. Enter payment information and receives instructions on where to make your payment at a CITIC location.
  4. Western Union Business Solutions receives funds, converts them into pounds, and delivers them to your institution directly—in full and tagged with your identifying information.

*Due to Chinese regulations, the CITIC bank in-branch option is currently only available in Guangdong province. We plan to expand this offering throughout China as regulations change.