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    Hi,

    I am applying for my second year of student finance, however the new form does not give me the option to add in that I have been supporting myself financially for three years.

    When I applied for Student Finance this time last year, I had not been supporting myself financially for 3 years, however I now have/had been, up until the point of me beginning my course in September.

    Please let me know how I can change this on the application/how I can add in my employment details?
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    Hi crowsy

    To be considered independent you would need to have supported yourself financially for at least three years prior to the start of their course.

    Thanks
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    (Original post by Mark Lee - SFE Official Adviser)
    Hi crowsy

    To be considered independent you would need to have supported yourself financially for at least three years prior to the start of their course.

    Thanks
    Hi there,

    I did support myself financially for three years prior to the start of my course, however when I applied for Student Finance last year, I was advised that as I hadn't supported myself for three years when applying I wouldn't be able to be considered independent at that point.

    What am I best to do now, as my mother has now moved in with her partner which will seriously affect my entitlement.

    Thanks.
 
 
 
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