I am a bit confused about eligibility for loans if you have had student finance before..
I began a course in 2010 but suspended my studies in Feb 2012 part way through my second year due to severe depression, I resumed my studies and began my second year again in September 2012 but dropped out of uni properly in Dec 2012.
Does this mean I have had 3 years of funding even if I have only had one full year of university?
I finally feel able to go back and have accepted an offer to study a completely different degree in September.
Will I get the tuition fee loan for all three years as I was ill? Or will I only get funding for one year? (3 years plus extra year take the three years previous study)
Previous study - eligible for new loan? watch
- Thread Starter
- 31-03-2016 04:22
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- TSR Support Team
- 02-04-2016 04:08
The calculation student finance use for deciding how much funding you will get is: length of course - previous years of study + 1 gift year = loan entitlement. But if you had to leave your degree for health reasons then you can apply for 'compelling personal reasons' which should allow you to get a loan. This explains it better than I could: http://documents.manchester.ac.uk/di...px?DocID=25908