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    so ive been living in the uk since i was 6 and im about to apply for student finance. so i dont know if i would go under uk national or non uk national. i dont have citizenship or anything but ive spent most my life in the uk
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    (Original post by BrotherFilui)
    so ive been living in the uk since i was 6 and im about to apply for student finance. so i dont know if i would go under uk national or non uk national. i dont have citizenship or anything but ive spent most my life in the uk
    If you're an EU national and have lived in the UK for 5 years then apply (when applications open) through the online route or using the paper PN1 form as if you were a UK citizen (the description of who should use each route isn't great - once you start to apply through this route it will ask about your nationality and residency).

    (this is assuming you're resident in England - if you're in Wales, Scotland or NI then there's a different form/route).
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    (Original post by BrotherFilui)
    so ive been living in the uk since i was 6 and im about to apply for student finance. so i dont know if i would go under uk national or non uk national. i dont have citizenship or anything but ive spent most my life in the uk
    You would still apply as an EU national because thats what you are.
    On the good side as you have been resident for so long then you can apply fr both home tuition fees and a maintenance loan. It takes 5 years residence in the UK for the maintenance loan so as you have that, then thats an advantage you have over other EU applicants. You will basically be treated like a home student.

    OP Please follow the advice of PQ at #4
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    You would still apply as an EU national because thats what you are.
    On the good side as you have been resident for so long then you can apply fr both home tuition fees and a maintenance loan. It takes 5 years residence in the UK for the maintenance loan so as you have that, then thats an advantage you have over other EU applicants. You will basically be treated like a home student.
    Unfortunately if you say to SFE that you're an EU national the system directs you directly to the EU forms for tuition fee loans only. The only way to *get* to the form (online or paper) PN1 to apply for a living costs and tuition loan is to pretend initially to be an "english" applicant
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Unfortunately if you say to SFE that you're an EU national the system directs you directly to the EU forms for tuition fee loans only. The only way to *get* to the form (online or paper) PN1 to apply for a living costs and tuition loan is to pretend initially to be an "english" applicant
    Thanks for the heads up and have amended my original post.
 
 
 
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