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FURTHER EDUCATION

 

 

The Money Advice Service

 

Free and impartial money advice, set up by the Government

 

  • Advice and guides to help improve your finances
  • Tools and calculators to help keep track and plan ahead
  • Support over the phone and online

 

www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

 

 

 

Benefits

 

Find out what benefits you are entitled to:  

 

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Making sure you are getting the right entitlements

 

If you are on a low income, you might be entitled to extra benefits and entitlements. Find out more about what is available.

 

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Disabled Students’ Allowance

 

Help if you are a student with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability

 

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Financial Support

 

If you are going on to further education and need some financial support, there are some options.  Here are the grants, loans available in England, and where to go for more information.

 

Find out more about more about the definition of a full-time student for benefit purposes and whether you can claim any benefits or tax credits

 

Full time students and benefits – who is a full-time student for benefit purposes?

 

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Full time: Click Here   

  

     

Part time students and Benefits

 

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Advanced Learner Loans

 

If you are aged 19 or over and are thinking about further education or training in England, you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan.  It is easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you are earning of £25,725 a year.

 

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To apply online

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Grants and benefits if you’re studying and have a baby

 

If you are a student at college or university with a baby, you could qualify for student finance to cover everything from living expenses and learning costs to travel and childcare grants. The benefits you might be able to claim if you are studying and have a baby depend on:

  • The level of the qualification you are studying for
  • If you are studying full-time or part-time

 

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Care to Learn

 

The Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study.  You must be aged under 20 at the start of your course. The scheme is available for publicly-funded courses in England.

 

www.gov.uk/care-to-learn

 

 

Find a nursery place

 

www.gov.uk/find-nursery-school-place

 

 

Parents’ Learning Allowance

 

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Grants and Bursaries for Adult learners

 

Adult learners can apply for grants and bursaries to help pay for courses and training.  Usually, you do not have to pay this money back.

 

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Residential bursaries

 

You may be able to get help with the cost of term-time accommodation if you are studying a further education course that is far from your home.  How much you get depends on your household income.

 

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Universal Credit for students

 

Guidance on claiming Universal Credit if you are a student. Universal Credit is a monthly payment to help with your living costs. You may be able to get it if you’re on a low income or out of work.

You cannot usually get Universal Credit if you’re studying full-time. There are exceptions.

 

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General Advice of Benefits and Grants

 

Find welfare benefits and grants information, that is relevant to you. Search by your situation or use the A-Z of benefits if you know the name of the benefit you want to find out about.

 

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HIGHER EDUCATION

 

 

Student Finance Calculator

 

This calculator is for students from England or European Union (EU) starting a new undergraduate course in academic years:

  • 2019-2020
  • 2020-2021

Use the student finance calculator to estimate:

  • Student loans
  • Extra student funding, eg if you are disabled or have children

Your result will be more accurate if you know your annual household income (your parents’ or partner’s income plus your own).

 

Click Here

 

 

 

Repaying your Undergraduate student loan

 

Once you leave study and start earning over a certain amount, your student loan repayments will begin.  Here’s how your monthly repayments are calculated and made.

 

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