Student support - Student grants & loans
Grants and loans
There are two types of student support, depending on which course/college you wish to attend. These are
- higher education (HE): student loans and grants for first degree level courses, including teacher training
- further education (FE): help with travel, living and other costs for further education students - in school sixth forms, sixth form colleges and FE colleges
Support for HE courses and related enquiries are dealt with by the Student Loans Company.
Visit direct.gov.uk/studentfinance for further information and to make an application.