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.

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