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EU Nationals and Student Finance in England


The following statement applies to EU nationals who are currently in receipt of student loans from the Student Loans Company (SLC), and to EU nationals who intend to begin studying from this autumn.

Apply Now for Postgraduate Student Funding


For the first time, students in England can apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,000 to help with costs associated with their course.

Students: Application Deadline This Week


Students across England are being urged to get their university funding applications in this week to ensure their funding is in place at the start of term.

XP2016 - Conference


Did you recent attend the XP2016 conference? Are you interested in working at SLC?

SLC media statement


SLC statement in response to the letter recently published online to correct inaccurate information.

Steve Lamey named as new CEO of Student Loans Company


SLC has announced the appointment of new CEO Steve Lamey.

Student Loans Company gets behind Global Accessibility Awareness Day


Thursday, May 19th is the fifth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GADD) and like thousands of organisations across the world, the Student Loans Company (SLC) is getting behind the initiative.

Students in England: Application Deadlines Approaching


Students in England are being urged to submit their university funding applications by the upcoming deadlines to ensure their funding is in place at the start of term.

Students in Wales: Application Deadlines Approaching


Student Finance Wales is urging students to submit their university funding applications by the upcoming deadlines to ensure their funding is in place at the start of term.

Written Ministerial Statement: Higher Education Student Support in England


Fraudsters target final student loan instalments


The Company has closed down a number of scam sites and are closely monitoring a new wave of phishing emails, which are being sent to students, sponsors and the general public.

Staff celebrates ten years of student finance in Darlington


Student loans staff celebrated a decade of student finance in Darlington this week.

SLC Appoints Head of Counter Fraud Services


The Student Loans Company (SLC) has recently appointed Fiona Innes as the new Head of Counter Fraud Services.

A ‘Sign’ Of Accessibility


Student Finance England (SFE) has produced a series of new information and guidance videos incorporating British Sign Language (BSL) for prospective students with hearing loss in England.

You're hired! Student Loans Company takes on apprentices


As National Apprenticeship Week 2016 gets underway, one local organisation which recognises the value of the modern apprenticeship scheme is the Student Loans Company (SLC).

Savvy Students Should Submit Soon


Student Finance England (SFE) is urging prospective students across England to apply for their student finance as soon as possible, as applications are now open.

Student Money Week 2016 – be part of the conversation this February


Get finance fit for 2016


The Student Loans Company has some top tips ahead of applications opening for academic year 2016/17.

Student Loans Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary


Staff celebrated the Company's anniversary this week, marking 25 years of 'helping people invest in their futures'.

Policy Statement – Interim Policy for handling cases following the Supreme Court ruling in the case of Tigere


The Department is giving full consideration to the Supreme Court’s ruling of 29 July 2015 (on the application of Tigere) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (respondent) 2015 UKSC57.

Students in England warned to be on the lookout for "Phishing" Fraudsters


With a new academic year’s first payments just around the corner, Student Finance England (SFE) is urging students – and especially freshers – across England, to be security savvy online to protect themselves from scammers trying to steal their finance.

Student Loans Chief Executive to leave in December for new post in the Midlands


The Student Loans Company today (20 August 2015) announced that Mick Laverty has tendered his resignation as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors and will leave the company at the end of December to take up the post of Chief Executive with the ExtraCare Charitable Trust, based in the Midlands.

Changes to Interest Rates and Thresholds


BIS today (14th August) announced changes to the Interest Rates and Thresholds of Income Contingent Student Loans and Mortgage Style Student Loans.