Find all our latest guidance for students, parents and partners on student finance!
Full-time undergraduate 2023 to 2024 applications are expected to open from March 2023! Sign up to our mailing list and we’ll let you know when it’s time to apply!
Most students will have two costs to cover:
- tuition fees
- living costs
There is also extra help available depending on your circumstances, find out more:
Tuition Fee Loan
You can get a Tuition Fee Loan of up to £9,250 which we’ll pay directly to your uni or college.
You can also apply for a Maintenance Loan to help towards your living costs. We’ll use your household income and where you’re living during the academic year to calculate how much you can get.
Use our student finance calculator to get an estimate of how much you could get to help fund your studies!
It’s important to note that your Maintenance Loan might not cover all of your living costs. Read our guidance on understanding your living costs while studying at uni or college.
We offer extra support if you have children or an adult who depends on you financially, or you have a disability, a long-term health condition, mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty. Our extra support includes:
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for extra help from other sources.
To find out if you’re eligible for student finance, check out our eligibility guidance on GOV.UK.
If you’re a continuing student
You need to re-apply for student finance for every year of your course.
We’ll contact you directly and let you know when it’s time to re-apply!
Part-time undergraduate and postgraduate students
Our part-time undergraduate and postgraduate applications are expected to open later in 2023, so keep an eye out on our social media channels for updates.
Student Finance Explained
Check out our student finance explained film for everything you need to know about student finance.
Explore our latest guidance for students on how to get your finance right first time.
How to check the status of your application
Check out our film to understand how to check the status of your application and what each status means!
If you’ll be supporting your child or partner’s student finance application you should explore our latest guidance on how to support an application right first time.
If you’re having trouble supporting an application online, it may be because your child or partner’s application has already been approved. Visit our page for information on what you should do.
Learn what other types of student finance is available in 2022 to 2023. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for extra support.