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.
From September 2016, maintenance grants will be combined with maintenance loans for new students.
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.
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.
Contact our Student Centre for more advice on fees and funding. Phone: +44 (0)1707 284800