I am an EU national, I moved to England on 10.9.2014 to do a bachelors degree, but dropped out this year. I would now like to apply for a post-graduate loan. As an address for the last 3 years, do I put my EU home address, or the address in England?
If I understood correctly, if I moved to England for the purpose of studying, I should put down the EU address?
What does it mean if I will have lived in the UK for 10 days less than 3 years on 1.9.2017?
Does this make me ineligible for the loan?
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- Thread Starter
- 20-06-2017 00:52
- Official Rep
- 22-06-2017 14:41
Thank you for your question.
PGL is available to SFE domiciled students studying anywhere in the UK and EU students studying in England. To be eligible:
- SFE domiciled students must be ordinarily resident in the UK for the 1st day of the 1st Academic Year
- EU students must be resident in England for the 1st day of the 1st year of the course
All students must be resident in the UK / EU for 3 years prior to the start of the Academic Year (AY).
EU students applying for a PGL do not have to meet the residency criteria for new undergraduate courses of 5 years.
For the last three years addresses, you could put down your EU address if your UK address was just your term time address.