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Posted 25.02.20

Student Finance applications now open for 2020/21 undergraduate study

If you will be a new or returning full-time undergraduate student with us this September 2020, you can now apply for funding support from Student Finance England. Applications are easy to make, simply follow the step-by-step below.

New Students

It may take up to 6 weeks to process your application, so it’s best to get your application in as early as possible to be prepared before you start your course. The process takes around 30 minutes to complete and if you need any help along the way you can call our friendly admissions team on +44 (0)1752 203400

  • Register online - create an account to get started.
  • Fill in the application - you’ll need your passport, bank details and National Insurance number. Remember, you don’t need a confirmed place at university or college before you apply. You can get a head start now using your first choice and edit the details at a later date if you need to. 
  • Provide evidence - make sure you have evidence of your identity, qualifications, and other information noted in your application. If you don’t have this ready it may delay your application.

Continuing Students

If you are a continuing full-time undergraduate student you can also reapply for financial support by logging into your online account.

Stay Updated

As the academic year progresses it is a good idea to follow Student Finance England’s social media channels and check out their facts and figures report. From Mon 24 - Fri 28 February 2020 Student Money Week will take place. Follow the hashtag #SMW2020 for expert advice on living costs and funding support, plus live Q&As and advice for parents. 

“Our team of student finance experts will be on our social media channels throughout Student Money Week to explain how the student finance application system works and answer any questions. Whether students are getting ready to apply for student finance for the first time, or are returning to studies, we are here to help them.” - Derek Ross, SLC Executive Director of Operations