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    Hello reader!

    I commenced my 3yr degree course in 13-14. I passed that year.

    2nd year (14-15), in April I applied and was granted extenuating circumstances due to a medical issue. My studies were suspended.

    2nd year (15-16) again in April, I applied and have been granted extenuating circumstances again for an unrelated medical issue. My studies have been suspended.

    My question is this.

    The university was not paid for the academic year 15-16 (£9000) however I applied for and was granted the loan and grant for living expenses.

    I am aware the the university will once again not be paid for my studies (for 16-17) but will I still be able to apply for the loan and grant?

    The advice I have been given is that if the reason for suspending studied is for medical reasons, this will not affect the "gift year" status and that if I ended up having to "resit" the year in 17-18 due to insufficient credits, (which I am sure I wont need) I would still have funding for the 3rd year.

    I guess the main question is whether or not loans and grants for living expenses have limits also?

    Thanks in advance, and thanks for reading.

    Adrian
 
 
 

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