Government loans and grants
The government offers student loans and grants to help with living costs and fees. Both are assessed by Student Finance England and provided by the Student Loans Company (SLC).
Student grant and loan for maintenance
These are non-repayable grants and repayable loans to help cover the cost of everyday living expenses like accommodation, food and books. The rates are based on:
Student loan for fees
Eligible full-time undergraduate students will not have to pay fees before they start university or while they are studying.
Instead eligible students will be able to apply for a Student loan for fees to cover these costs. This means they won't have to find the money before they start their course or while they are studying, and the fees will be paid direct to the university or college on their behalf.
These government websites contain more information about the loans and grants available.
GOV.UK Student Finance guide
NHS Business Services Authority student bursaries
Access to Learning Funds (ALF) are provided by the government to allow the University to award money to students who are in financial difficulty: