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    Hello!

    I was wondering if my current situation means that I might not get a tuition loan.
    I am an EU citizen, which means that I am entitled to the loan. However, last year I had put a university in England as my firm and a uni in Scotland as my insurance choice. I had a letter saying that I have a loan that would cover my whole tuition fee, but unfortunately didn't get the grades I needed to go to my firm choice, so I had to go to my insurance.

    I wasn't happy with the way things turned out, but I decided that I will go and transfer later if I didn't like it that much. Turns out that in fact I really didn't like it: I wasn't satisfied with the quality of the teaching and the way the degree was structured, I felt that I wouldn't be able to challenge myself enough there, so I decided to drop out at the end of the first semester and work until next September and meanwhile apply again for the 13/14 school year (I got 5 unconditional offers) . I also started having some health problems, which influenced my decision to drop out and deal with them.

    So, that brings me to my question: does me having gone to university in Scotland for only a semester and then dropping out because of the reasons I stated above lower my chances of getting a tuition loan for a uni in England?

    Thank you!
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    Hi Lu,

    No this won't stop you receiving a tuition fee loan for your new course as every student is entitled to one extra year of funding over the length of their course that can be used for a false start.

    Hope this helps,
    Mark-Lee
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    (Original post by Mark Lee - SFE Official Adviser)
    Hi Lu,

    No this won't stop you receiving a tuition fee loan for your new course as every student is entitled to one extra year of funding over the length of their course that can be used for a false start.

    Hope this helps,
    Mark-Lee
    Thank you so much! Could you also tell me when are the applications form for EU students going to be released on the website?

    Thanks!
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    Hi again Lu,

    You're very welcome and they will be available at http://www.gov.uk/studentfinance

    Thanks!
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    Hello again!

    I already posted my application form but just yesterday I realized that I forgot to list one of the places I have lived in the past three years. It was not a permanent address and it lasted only four months, during the brief time i was in university last year. Is this a big problem and is it going to affect whether I get the loan?

    Thank you!
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    Hi again Lu,

    That's fine don't worry.

    Mark
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    Thank you so much!

    Cheers,
    Lu
 
 
 
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