Student Finance England service updates

Updates on the Student Finance England service: reminders on processes with links to the practitioner site and its resources.




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AY 18/19 FT Undergraduate Course Collection now available

02/11/2017

CMS is now available for all publicly funded, Higher Education Providers within England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to commence their AY 2018/19 full time undergraduate course submission.

SFE part-time grant applications for AY 2017/18 now open

10/07/2017

Continuing students who started their course on or before 1 September 2012 can apply for a part-time grant now.

2017/18 SFE Postgraduate application service is now open

12/06/2017

Students in England starting a postgraduate Master’s course from 1 August 2017 can apply for a Postgraduate Loan.

SFE part-time loan applications for 2017/18 now open

15/05/2017

Part-time students who started their course on or after 1 September 2012 can apply now for student finance for academic year 2017/18.

SFE part-time loan students can now apply!

16/05/2016

New and continuing part-time students who started their course on or after 1 September 2012 can apply now.

SSIN 07/6 DSAs reforms April update

28/04/2016

We have published a new Student Support Information Note (SSIN) which provides an update on the changes to DSAs in England.

SSIN (06/16) - extending residency requirements for EU nationals

16/03/2016

New eligibility criterion in England for EU nationals with five years residence in the UK.

SSIN (04/16) Higher Education Student Support in England 2016/17

07/12/2015

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) have released a Student Support Information Note (SSIN) regarding the Higher Education Student Support Regulations 2011 (as amended), in line with changes to student support announced for the 2016/17 academic year.

Advanced Learner Loans expansion

03/12/2015

From academic year 2016/17, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills are expanding Advanced Learner Loans to include those aged 19 - 23 years old and those studying at level 5 and level 6.

BIS announce Postgraduate Loans (England)

26/11/2015

From academic year 2016/17, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills will, for the first time, provide a loan of up to £10,000 per student for postgraduate Master's study.

SFE 2016/17 printed quick guides available to pre order now!

03/11/2015

Our popular, free printed Student Finance England quick guides promote high-level information on everything from the 2016/17 package, to the application process and repayment. They are very helpful for sharing with prospective students and their parents when you are talking about Student Finance England and are available to pre order now.

Financial Memorandum for academic year 2016/17

07/10/2015

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills have published an updated AY 2016/17 Financial Memorandum.

Finalisation exercise is starting soon

31/08/2015

On 1st September approximately 2,800 Student Finance England students, who received Grants for Dependants and started their courses during AY 2013/14 or before, will be asked to confirm their financial commitments.

Student Finance England Clearing Toolkit 2015

10/08/2015

With the UCAS Clearing process about to start, SLC wants to support its stakeholders and students during this busy time of year and have created a handy Student Finance England Clearing Tool Kit.

BIS announce AY 2016/17 Financial Memorandum

06/08/2015

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills have published the AY 2016/17 Financial Memorandum, outlining support available under the Education (Student Support) regulations for 2016/17 for student finance in England.

Resources for Clearing

16/07/2015

With the UCAS Clearing process fast approaching, Student Loans Company wants to support its stakeholders and students during this busy time of year and have created specific advice and resources on the Clearing process.

Deadline for Student Finance England applications for continuing students is approaching – full-time students need to apply online now

24/06/2015

The Student Loans Company are encouraging students who are continuing a full-time course at university or college this autumn to apply online now for their funding from Student Finance England.

2016/17 Student Finance England resources - to support your open days

04/06/2015

We have created a range of helpful tools and resources to help you explain to prospective students what finance is available through Student Finance England.

The deadline for Student Finance England applications for new full-time students was 31 May - however students can still apply.

02/06/2015

New students encouraged to apply for student finance online as soon as possible, to make sure they have some of their funding in place as close as possible to the start of their course.

Student Finance England Part-Time Tuition Fee Loan application service is now available!

27/04/2015

Those studying part-time in England in the 2015/16 academic year can now apply for a Tuition Fee Loan.