Springboard was developed in partnership with educational fundraising experts at Hubbub.net and will launch on October 8, when the website will go live.
Students have the freedom to submit their own initiatives – whether it’s a creative project, equipment for a sports team or a research trip – as well as funding goals and timings.
For the first 50 successful projects, the university will match public donations up to £250.
Over the past five years, crowdfunding has helped more than 50 UK universities generate over £1.2 million in funding for student-focused projects.
Ruth Carpenter, Participation Giving Officer at the university, said: “We are extremely excited to be able to launch the digital fundraising platform Springboard.