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    (Original post by BlocFFC)
    Everyone has had student finance trouble. They are a joke in all honesty. They sent a letter saying my finance had been cancelled then denied it. Recieved my passport back from them so im wondering what is next?

    I wont look at this thread and feel like an numpty, getting into the Uni I chose is the be all and end all for me.
    You sent your passport off to a Government Agency/Department. How very trusting of you that you'd get it back!

    I never received any EMA throughout my two years of sixth form due to various departments 'not receiving stuff' or 'sending it' but me never receiving.
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    I think I've been lucky with student finance, my status says 'Approved' and I assume that means it's completed! I hope anyway.
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    (Original post by CrazyChris)
    You sent your passport off to a Government Agency/Department. How very trusting of you that you'd get it back!

    I never received any EMA throughout my two years of sixth form due to various departments 'not receiving stuff' or 'sending it' but me never receiving.
    I sent my passport too it was returned safe and sound around 4-5 days later!
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    (Original post by CrazyChris)
    You sent your passport off to a Government Agency/Department. How very trusting of you that you'd get it back!

    I never received any EMA throughout my two years of sixth form due to various departments 'not receiving stuff' or 'sending it' but me never receiving.
    Haha, did a recorded delivery as to claim compo if they lost it.
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    (Original post by Joy Division)
    I think at the beginning of June. How often do they pay you? every term?
    Hold on I'll check.............<decides weather to log onto student finance or check letter.................checks letter>............they pay me 21st september for grant, 04 january for grant and 12 april for grant.......i get the full grant im not taking a maintenance loan, my bro managed without so i shall do without too, uni gets paid the tuition fees on the 03 feb and 05 may. Its funny I get paid in April when Uni is almost over then lol
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    (Original post by Alexandra1234567)
    I sent my passport too it was returned safe and sound around 4-5 days later!
    Wow!
    I wonder why I never got asked to send off a passport or other ID then. =/
    Oh well! If i did, I'd phone and ask if they'd accept my old passport. (The one with a cute picture of me aged 11 or something. Beautiful!)

    Edit: By 'cute' I mean horrible.
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    (Original post by Alexandra1234567)
    I think I've been lucky with student finance, my status says 'Approved' and I assume that means it's completed! I hope anyway.
    yup thats you, you will get a letter in the post soon with your dates of payments on it, also this will be posted under the "payments" section on your student finance account on the website
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    (Original post by CrazyChris)
    Wow!
    I wonder why I never got asked to send off a passport or other ID then. =/
    Oh well! If i did, I'd phone and ask if they'd accept my old passport. (The one with a cute picture of me aged 11 or something. Beautiful!)

    Edit: By 'cute' I mean horrible.
    They don't. I tried that one.
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    (Original post by CrazyChris)
    I'm currently waiting for the form that I need to sign and then return back to them. I checked my 'Correspondance' on their website; and noticed that they supposedly sent me mail on the 17th July, and I haven't received it.

    I phoned up to check about it; informing them I'd not received anything to sign; and they've dispatched another copy; hopefully this one will arrive. [Supposedly sent out on Friday 7th Aug. so I should receive my Wednesday?]

    Pass; if I don't have it by Friday I'll phone up and ask if I can print out the lovely image files they post in the correspondance thing online, write a covering letter to them with all my details and a signature!
    they are really a complete joke!!! yea it takes about a week for anything to arrive that they say has been sent. hopefully you will get it this time.
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    (Original post by random-ray)
    Hold on I'll check.............<decides weather to log onto student finance or check letter.................checks letter>............they pay me 21st september for grant, 04 january for grant and 12 april for grant.......i get the full grant im not taking a maintenance loan, my bro managed without so i shall do without too, uni gets paid the tuition fees on the 03 feb and 05 may. Its funny I get paid in April when Uni is almost over then lol
    I get the full grant too but it's only just under £3000 isn't it? That's no where near enough for me so I have to take the maintenance loan which is bigger for London students. I guess you factored in your work pay as well? Or money from your savings?

    So they pay every term! It will be tempting not to spend it all in one go. :eek:
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    (Original post by random-ray)
    Hold on I'll check.............<decides weather to log onto student finance or check letter.................checks letter>............they pay me 21st september for grant, 04 january for grant and 12 april for grant.......i get the full grant im not taking a maintenance loan, my bro managed without so i shall do without too, uni gets paid the tuition fees on the 03 feb and 05 may. Its funny I get paid in April when Uni is almost over then lol
    Did you have to apply seperately for the grant? My parents sent off there info, an thaught this was part of the grant process, but havent heard anythin from them =( an i know im entitled to some cus i did the calculator thing onthere website =(
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    Hey all! Gosh hearing about Student Finance, I am fearful Having a gap year Hopefully I'll do student finance in september
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    (Original post by CrazyChris)
    I'm currently waiting for the form that I need to sign and then return back to them. I checked my 'Correspondance' on their website; and noticed that they supposedly sent me mail on the 17th July, and I haven't received it.

    I phoned up to check about it; informing them I'd not received anything to sign; and they've dispatched another copy; hopefully this one will arrive. [Supposedly sent out on Friday 7th Aug. so I should receive my Wednesday?]

    Pass; if I don't have it by Friday I'll phone up and ask if I can print out the lovely image files they post in the correspondance thing online, write a covering letter to them with all my details and a signature!
    btw you can't you just print it off and send it?
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    (Original post by X_kate)
    Did you have to apply seperately for the grant? My parents sent off there info, an thaught this was part of the grant process, but havent heard anythin from them =( an i know im entitled to some cus i did the calculator thing onthere website =(
    ahh yes that thing, we had the same problem, no they automatically do it for you, there is no "grant" form so they take your parents finance details and work out your grant and say they will pay you it, you don't need to apply for the grant, all done for ya well it was for me anyway lol
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    (Original post by random-ray)
    yup thats you, you will get a letter in the post soon with your dates of payments on it, also this will be posted under the "payments" section on your student finance account on the website
    Ahhh, thank you!
    I was hoping something like that would happen...as the last thing I received was just confirming that I'd changed my bank details etc etc.
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    (Original post by Joy Division)
    I get the full grant too but it's only just under £3000 isn't it? That's no where near enough for me so I have to take the maintenance loan which is bigger for London students. I guess you factored in your work pay as well? Or money from your savings?

    So they pay every term! It will be tempting not to spend it all in one go. :eek:
    no no the full grant is more than 3 thousand! but under 4 thousand lol, you sure your getting the full grant? must be different for your student finance, I'm student finance NI. Yea I have a job and I'm tryin to save money too since I was 10 so I have a good wee bit saved
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    (Original post by random-ray)
    ahh yes that thing, we had the same problem, no they automatically do it for you, there is no "grant" form so they take your parents finance details and work out your grant and say they will pay you it, you don't need to apply for the grant, all done for ya well it was for me anyway lol
    Aaaa thanx for that =) hopefully mine will sort itself out then =) =) =)
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    (Original post by CrazyChris)
    Wow!
    I wonder why I never got asked to send off a passport or other ID then. =/
    Oh well! If i did, I'd phone and ask if they'd accept my old passport. (The one with a cute picture of me aged 11 or something. Beautiful!)

    Edit: By 'cute' I mean horrible.
    Haha, has yours all been completed? Mine was asked for AFTER they sent a letter saying how much I'd get and all that...When I had thought it was all done.

    Hah, that wouldn't work for me as BOTH of mine are ridiculous photos...:eek:
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    (Original post by Alexandra1234567)
    Ahhh, thank you!
    I was hoping something like that would happen...as the last thing I received was just confirming that I'd changed my bank details etc etc.
    No probs, now thats what they sent me when my status changed to "approved" im just going by what happened to me, but should be same for you I'd imagine.
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    (Original post by X_kate)
    Aaaa thanx for that =) hopefully mine will sort itself out then =) =) =)
    no probs, but as i said to alexandra its just what they said to me but should be the same for you
 
 
 
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