Financial support for Undergraduate UK and EU students

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Maintenance loans

Repayable loans can help cover tuition fees and costs for food, accommodation and travel. Student loans are available for full-time university students. For information about loans for part-time students.

Maintenance grants

From September 2016, maintenance grants will be combined with maintenance loans for new students.

Tuition fee loans

Repayable tuition fee loans are paid directly to the University. You don't have to pay the loan back until you earn more than £21,000 a year.

Apply for a student loan through Student Finance England.

Need more information?

If you are a parent and would like some more information please read this useful Which? Article

This  article was written by the Head of Student Centre at the University of Hertfordshire, who has expert knowledge about higher education and now has her own child going to University. This is a interesting and informative look at student finance from a parental perspective.

Visit direct.gov.uk/studentfinance for more information about the financial support available to university students including support for part-time study.