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Student Finance

All the information you need about Student Finance:

Here are some key facts about Student Finance from someone who knows all about money

Facts and figures for 2017 entry

Budgeting- Work out if you will be in the Red or Black at the end of the year:

Student Finance Calculator at Gov.uk


How, when and where to apply for Student Finance

Applying couldn’t be easier. Full-time and part-time students can apply to Student Finance England for help including Tuition Fee Loans and Maintenance Loans. You will need to set up an account, and you can then apply online. You may need to submit evidence if asked, such as proof of parents income.

If you have a disability,  children or another adult who is dependent on you, there may be extra help available:


If you have any queries at any stage of your application, during your degree or after you graduate – phone call Student Finance England on  0300 100 0607

NHS Bursaries

There have been a great deal of changes to the NHS Bursary System, and from Aug 2017 the NHS Bursary will no longer be available. Changes to the NHS Bursary


Each year, millions of pounds are given away in the form of Scholarships, and each year there are scholarships that are never applied for. There are many ways you could be eligible including family circumstances, hobbies, skills or academic excellence.

Wiltshire College has a Compact Agreement with several local universities. You could be entitled to some extra cash, support on arrival, or even a lower grade offer. Ask your campus careers advisor for more information.

Bursaries. Some bursaries may be available directly from the university. There is a range of support offered, and each university could offer something different. It could pay to do some research.

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