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    I don't work so I was hoping that I would get my loan on a certain date and then I could move up to the campus and get on from there.

    I was speaking with Student Finance England who told me that I wouldn't get anything until the university confirmed my attendance, (which might be attending a week of lectures) and might take a while from confirmation to payment possibly!

    Anyone know anything of this?
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    (Original post by post-grad-u-ate)
    I don't work so I was hoping that I would get my loan on a certain date and then I could move up to the campus and get on from there.

    I was speaking with Student Finance England who told me that I wouldn't get anything until the university confirmed my attendance, (which might be attending a week of lectures) and might take a while from confirmation to payment possibly!

    Anyone know anything of this?
    This is standard practice - you can't be funded for taking a course until it's official that you've arrived and are attending
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    (Original post by post-grad-u-ate)
    I don't work so I was hoping that I would get my loan on a certain date and then I could move up to the campus and get on from there.

    I was speaking with Student Finance England who told me that I wouldn't get anything until the university confirmed my attendance, (which might be attending a week of lectures) and might take a while from confirmation to payment possibly!

    Anyone know anything of this?
    As PQ says, this is normal. You may need to look at a student bank account overdraft facility to bridge the gap if you don't have savings.
 
 
 
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