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When and how to apply for student finance

Did you know that you can apply for student finance to start in September 2024 NOW! You don’t need to wait until you’re told that you’ve got on your course.

You can always change the details if you need to after you’ve got your A-Level results. But, if you apply now, Student Finance England can start looking at your application.

If you wait and apply later, your money might not be ready in time. Applying now is the only way to make sure you have your full student finance in time to start your course.

If you’re applying for extra support, such as Disabled Students’ Allowances or Childcare Grant, it can take a bit longer to work out the full amount you can get. So, apply now.

Student Finance England can’t finish working on your application until they have all the information they need, including the information from your parents. Keep checking in with your parents to make sure they’ve filled in their income details.

You can apply for your Tuition Fee Loan (to pay for your course) and your Maintenance Loan (to pay for living costs) by filling in a straightforward form on the GOV.UK website:

If you have questions about finance or managing your money at Uni, just give us a shout!

(edited 1 month ago)

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