In the UK, university tuition fees can be up to £9,250 a year. These fees can be covered by a tuition fee loan from the government alongside a maintenance loan to support you with your living costs.
You can apply for student loans through Student Finance England alongside your UCAS application. These loans can include:
Other bursaries, grants and scholarships
Your university may offer other bursaries, grants and scholarships. To find out whether this is the case, please contact your chosen university. These may include:
Some universities may offer bursaries for those choosing so study select subjects, who have attained academic excellence or require additional financial support.
Grants and scholarships:
Some universities and charities may offer grants and/or scholarships for those who need additional funding or support.
Managing your finances at university
Preparing for and attending university can cost a considerable amount of money. Thus, managing your finances at university is very important. You can boost your finances in the following ways:
Part-time work allows students to work flexibly while boosting their finances. Your university will have careers information onsite. Be sure to look around your local area also for part-time work.
Budgeting will come in handy at university. Remember, your maintenance loan comes in three substantial instalments, so space it across the year, plan monthly and not splurge too often!
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