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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.

Students: Application Deadline This Week

21/06/2016

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

26/05/2016

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

SLC media statement

26/05/2016

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

Steve Lamey named as new CEO of Student Loans Company

19/05/2016

SLC has announced the appointment of new CEO Steve Lamey.

Student Loans Company gets behind Global Accessibility Awareness Day

19/05/2016

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

17/05/2016

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

09/05/2016

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

26/04/2016


Fraudsters target final student loan instalments

20/04/2016

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

18/04/2016

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

SLC Appoints Head of Counter Fraud Services

13/04/2016

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

A ‘Sign’ Of Accessibility

30/03/2016

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

15/03/2016

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

29/02/2016

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

01/02/2016


Get finance fit for 2016

29/12/2015

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

Student Loans Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary

24/11/2015

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

16/09/2015

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

10/09/2015

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

20/08/2015

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

14/08/2015

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