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    Hi There!

    Really hope someone here can help me out!

    I am a mature student looking to start a new degree in 2012, having previously dropped out of a course I was unhappy with. I have already recieved 2 years of financial help (SLC tuition&maintainance loans) so was wondering what will happen when the new system kicks in??

    According to the old rules, I still have 2 years of financial help left, so I will have to pay for the first year of my new course myself. My question is, with the increase in fees, will I still have to pay the first year's tuition upfront, as per the old rules?

    I have read on here that from 2012 no undergraduate will pay any fees upfront which I'm really hoping applies to me too. I can't afford to pay £9000 upfront!!

    Massive thanks to anyone who can help, there is so little info online about the changes to the system from next year. It's pretty terrifying.

    Thanks y'all xx
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    I believe you do, I think the 'upfront thing' means that the loan will take care of it so in essence you aren't giving away 9k straight away if you have a loan, but if you want to privately fund it you will.
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    Indeed, you will have to pay for your first years' tuition.
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    Ah ok, that sucks. So I'll have to find the £9000 for the first year upfront.. I was hoping that wasn't the case.

    Thanks for quick responses!
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    There is the option of a career development loan, however, I don't know how feasible that would be in relation to your situation.
 
 
 

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