Information for UK students about Maintenance and Tuition Fee Loans.
Find out about eligibility, how to apply, how changes in your situation can affect your funding, why your student loan might be delayed and what to do about it.
Changes in circumstances
The funding you get now and in future, can be affected by a change in your circumstances, for example if you're repeating a year, suspending or withdrawing, coming back to university or transferring.
Degree with foundation year - how to apply for funding
Student funding regulations do not allow for standalone foundation years. Therefore, Universities need to put in place a process to ensure students who have completed a foundation year receive their full entitlement of funding.
Eligibility and applications
Find out about maintenance and tuition fee loans including details about eligibility, how to apply and what to do if your situation changes.
If your student loan is delayed
You will usually receive your Student Loan at the start of your course as specified in your payment schedule from the Student Loans Company. However you must have met the requirements below in order for this to happen.
Post graduate loan application
POSTGRADUATE LOAN APPLICATION Postgraduate loans are now available to students who meet the criteria set out by the Student Loans Company to contribute funding towards Masters and Doctoral programmes.