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SLC offers greater flexibility to direct debit customers in drive to tackle over-repayments

07/09/2017

Customers of The Student Loans Company can now choose the date that their loan repayment direct debit is taken from their account each month.

Clearing Up Student Finance

15/08/2017

Students still have time to get their finances sorted for the 17/18 academic year. That’s the message from the Student Loans Company (SLC) as Clearing gets underway on 17 August.

SLC at Glasgow Pride

15/08/2017

For the first time ever SLC is taking part in Glasgow Pride. Come along and visit us at our recruitment stand for a chat about opportunities for you at SLC.

Changes to Interest Rates and Thresholds

15/08/2017

The Department for Education (DfE) today (15 August 2017) confirmed the annual updates to the Interest Rates and Thresholds of Income Contingent Student Loans and Mortgage Style Student Loans, as set out in the relevant regulations and terms & conditions of the loans.

Students from Wales will receive the equivalent of the National Living Wage while they study, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has confirmed today.

11/07/2017

The full statement is available here: www.gov.wales/newsroom/educationandskills/2017/third-of-students-eligible-for-maximum-grant-under-new-support-system

Welsh students advised to apply now for part-time student finance

26/06/2017

Welsh part-time students are being urged to apply now for student finance.

Postgraduate Funding Applications Now Open

22/06/2017

The Student Loans Company is advising Masters’ students in England that applications for Postgraduate Loans are now open for the 17/18 academic year.

Postgraduate Loans available to Welsh students for the first time

19/06/2017

Welsh students starting a postgraduate Master’s course from this August can, for the first time, apply for funding to help them meet the costs associated with their studies.

EU Nationals and Student Finance in England

21/04/2017

The following statement applies to EU students who currently receive student loans and/or grants from Student Finance England (SFE), and to EU nationals applying to study in the UK in the 2016-17, 2017-18 or 2018-19 Academic Years.

Women are top of the class when it comes to getting their student finance applications in early

28/02/2017

Aspiring male students could learn a thing or two from their female counterparts when it comes to making sure they have their funding in place at the start of the academic year, according to Student Finance England (SFE).

The Department for Education (DfE) and Devolved Administration Ministers are advertising for a Non-Executive Director to the Student Loan Company.

23/01/2017

www.publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/appointment/student-loans-company-non-executive-director-2/

The Student Loans Company urges students to get their finances in shape for 2017

29/12/2016

The Student Loans Company (SLC) is urging all students to make a New Year’s resolution to get their student finances in shape for 2017.

Festive Holiday Opening Hours

22/12/2016

Our contact centre opening hours over the holiday period

Darlington Customer Services Professional Scoops International Award

07/12/2016

A Darlington woman who scooped a prestigious global award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to customer service is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join her team in 2017.

EU Nationals and Student Finance in England

11/10/2016

The following statement applies to EU nationals who are currently in receipt of student loans from the Student Finance England (SFE), and to EU nationals who intend to begin studying from this autumn, and to EU nationals applying to study from autumn 2017.

Students: Check Bank Details Provided For University Funding

31/08/2016

The Student Loans Company is urging new and continuing students to check bank details they provided for their university funding. Hundreds of students supplied incorrect bank details last year, which can delay or prevent funding being paid to them.

Changes to Interest Rates and Thresholds

16/08/2016

The Department for Education (DfE) today (16 August 2016) announced the annual updates to the Interest Rates and Thresholds of Income Contingent Student Loans and Mortgage Style Student Loans, as set out in the relevant regulations and terms & conditions of the loans.

Student Finance Support On Social Media

12/08/2016

The Student Loans Company (SLC) is running a series of social media surgeries for students looking for facts about student finance during Clearing and ahead of the start of term.

Fraudsters Target First Student Loan Instalment

11/08/2016

Fraudsters are targeting students’ first loan instalments just weeks before thousands of students start the new academic year.

Darlington Contact Centre Attains Global Accreditation

05/08/2016

The Student Loans Company has landed an international accreditation for excellent customer service at its Darlington contact centre.

EU Nationals and Student Finance in England

27/06/2016

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 this coming year.

Apply Now for Postgraduate Student Funding

27/06/2016

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.