Finance

Student grants, bursaries and scholarships

£1,000s of funding is missed out on each year by students who don’t even know that they’re eligible for it. Find out whether you could be due any extra financial support… If your only plan for paying for uni involves a Student Loan and an impending sense of doom, you’re missing out! There’s a treasure trove […]

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16 Student Finance myths debunked

Student Finance is complicated enough as it is, so it doesn’t help matters when misinformation is constantly being thrown around the place. In our Student Money Survey this year, we found that a half of students don’t understand their Student Loan agreement, and over half worry about paying it back. Arming yourself with the facts when […]

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9 weird university bursaries, grants and scholarships

Extra funding at university isn’t just reserved for those with the top grades – from the weird to the wonderful, you can get money for just about anything! According to our National Student Money Survey, the average monthly Maintenance Loan amount falls £170 short of the monthly cost of living as a student. However, our […]

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Postgraduate Loans in England 2019

The government is now offering up to £10,906 in loans to English master’s students looking to study at a UK university. But are you eligible for the loan? Unsurprisingly, the Postgraduate Loan (also known as the Master’s Loan) comes with its fair share of small print that can be hard to get your head around […]

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Postgraduate Loans in Scotland 2019

Fancy doing a postgraduate degree but not sure if your finances will cover it? We’ve put together the complete guide to funding, completely tailored to Scottish students. Postgraduate degrees are a great way of expanding your skillset, immersing yourself in a subject you really love and boosting your career prospects (all while avoiding the real […]

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PhD Loans 2019 – the complete guide

The government has recently introduced Student Loans for doctoral degrees to help you get a PhD without breaking the bank – but how do they work and how much can you get? Following the success of loans to cover master’s courses, the government decided to create loans for PhDs too. This is great news for […]

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Postgraduate Loans in Northern Ireland 2019

Not sure if your budget can stretch to a master’s degree? We take a look at the Student Finance available to students in Northern Ireland – minus the jargon. A master’s degree or another postgraduate course can be a great way to enhance your knowledge on a subject you’re passionate about, and it’ll look great […]

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Postgraduate Loans in Wales 2019

Fancy another year in the university bubble, but not sure if you can afford it? Welsh postgraduate Student Finance is super generous! Here’s how it works. If you fancy doing a master’s degree but you’re not sure whether you can afford it, you’re in luck – postgraduate funding for Welsh students is the most generous […]

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Student Loan repayments 2019 – your simple guide

Your Student Loan will probably be the biggest amount of money you’ve borrowed in your life so far. But do you totally ‘get’ the repayment terms you’re signing up to? We’re here to clue you up! If you’re like half of all students, your loan agreement is a bit like your appendix: you know you’ve got one, but you’re […]

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Parents’ guide to university 2019

From applications to funding, accommodation to career goals, we’re donning our parent cap to unpack the world of university and Student Finance. So your son or daughter’s off to university? Congratulations! It’s a brilliant achievement and an exciting step, but like any big life event, university often whips up plenty of uncertainty for all involved. […]