Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I decided to take a year out after A-levels before heading to university and a lot has happened in that year; my parents are getting a divorce, and my father basically doesn't want anything to do with me or my sisters. As my younger sister is under eighteen, he pays maintenance for her.
    Anyway, it's meant I've started paying the majority of the bills, but when I go to university i'll be living on a maintenance loan and that's not a lot - it covers the cost of commuting and that's about it. I will be working part time as well, but that'll barely be enough.
    Is there any additional help or loans via the Government or Student Finance I can look into? I've started looking into an advanced learner loan as I am over 19, but is there anything else any one can suggest? Thanks!
    • TSR Support Team
    • Very Important Poster
    Offline

    21
    ReputationRep:
    TSR Support Team
    Very Important Poster
    You won't get the advanced learner loan and the maintenance loan. If you're from a low income household, you may be entitled to a bursary (which is non-repayable) from the uni.
 
 
 
Poll
Do you agree with the PM's proposal to cut tuition fees for some courses?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.