If you live in Wales and you’re going to university or college this year, now is the time to apply for your student finance.

Even if you don’t have a confirmed place at uni or college, you should apply for student finance now. The quickest and easiest way to apply is at www.studentfinancewales.co.uk. You can create an online student finance account using your preferred choice of course and you can change it later if you need to.

What you can get

There’s a wide range of financial support available to help you pay for tuition fees and living costs. You could get grants and bursaries (that don’t have to be paid back) and loans (which do). And depending on your circumstances, you could get extra financial help.

Most students from Wales who study full-time in the UK can apply for a Tuition Fee Grant to help meet the cost of their course.

The Student Finance Wales website has a range of helpful tools and guidance for you. These include guides on applying, repaying and the extra help that’s available if you have a disability, mental-health condition or specific learning difficult, or if you have children or an adult dependant who depends on you financially. We also have information and guidance for parents.

You should watch our videos for expert advice on how to apply for student finance.

You can also use our student finance calculator to get a personalised quote, allowing you to see how much you could get while you’re studying.

For instant access to these useful resources and for more information, remember to bookmark our website www.studentfinancewales.co.uk and check back often.

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