Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Hi there, I am a mature student and have gone back to education this last year doing an Access course to get the grades to go to university to do mental health nursing.

    I have just applied for my tuition and maintenance loans at student finance and just want to check something seeing as it is finance week on here.

    I went to college and started a HND in computing in 2003 and only completed the first year due to personal circumstances and having to move out of the area. i saw no way of going back to complete this and wrote it off. Since deciding to go back into education later on my personal tutor at college has said that although the rules state that the first year of tuition would be deducted from the loan for the nursing course; that this would not happen or apply as it is a healthcare course and they give the loans regardless of outstanding or previous study.

    I just want to check the validity of this claim and seeing if this has cropped up or has been heard of before?

    I thank any response in advance and for your time reading this.

    Regards,

    Kyle
    •  Official Rep
    Offline

    8
    ReputationRep:
     Official Rep
    (Original post by Azmodai)
    Hi there, I am a mature student and have gone back to education this last year doing an Access course to get the grades to go to university to do mental health nursing.

    I have just applied for my tuition and maintenance loans at student finance and just want to check something seeing as it is finance week on here.

    I went to college and started a HND in computing in 2003 and only completed the first year due to personal circumstances and having to move out of the area. i saw no way of going back to complete this and wrote it off. Since deciding to go back into education later on my personal tutor at college has said that although the rules state that the first year of tuition would be deducted from the loan for the nursing course; that this would not happen or apply as it is a healthcare course and they give the loans regardless of outstanding or previous study.

    I just want to check the validity of this claim and seeing if this has cropped up or has been heard of before?

    I thank any response in advance and for your time reading this.

    Regards,

    Kyle
    Hi Kyle,

    As Mental Health Nursing is as NHS course it is classed as an exception course . So all previous study or equal level of qualification (ELQ) is disregarded.

    Thanks

    Louise
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Smashing stuff, thank you Louise
 
 
 

University open days

  1. Norwich University of the Arts
    Postgraduate Open Days Postgraduate
    Thu, 19 Jul '18
  2. University of Sunderland
    Postgraduate Open Day Postgraduate
    Thu, 19 Jul '18
  3. Plymouth College of Art
    All MA Programmes Postgraduate
    Thu, 19 Jul '18
Poll
How are you feeling in the run-up to Results Day 2018?
Useful resources

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

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.