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    have been offered a place at university but I hear that the maintenance loan for a mature student is only up to 60.00 a week, how on earth can anyone manage on that I though mature students were being encouraged to go back to university
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    I thought it was the same for non-mature students - assessed on your income etc.
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    I thought it was the same for non-mature students - assessed on your income etc.
    have just learned that it is because of age the older you are the less chance you have of paying it back hence the reason the maintenance loan is so low. I was told that it works the same as a mortgage
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    have just learned that it is because of age the older you are the less chance you have of paying it back hence the reason the maintenance loan is so low. I was told that it works the same as a mortgage
    I'm not certain I'm afraid, best to contact SFE directly.
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    I'm not certain I'm afraid, best to contact SFE directly.
    Thanks I did contact them and it was them who told me the reason for maintenance loans being so low for those who wish to return to HE over are over 60
 
 
 
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