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Can I continue to get higher education funding if I need to take time off due to pregnancy or adopting a child?

Can I continue to get higher education funding if I need to take time off due to pregnancy or adopting a child?

Wednesday 10 February 2016Higher education

If you’re a healthcare student in higher education in the UK and you need to take time off to have a baby or adopt one, you should seek advice from your students’ union, university or college advice centre about the possible forms of support. There are only limited circumstances in which students taking time out for maternity or adoption leave can get extra funding, and these relate mainly to healthcare students. Here’s an overview with links to more information.

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Can I get a professional or career development loan to fund my studies?

Can I get a professional or career development loan to fund my studies?

Wednesday 10 February 2016Other sources of funding

If you want to take a vocational course in the UK and can’t get the government’s student funding, you may be able to get a government-backed loan to pay for your course and living expenses, called a Professional and Career Development Loan (PCDL). Here’s an overview with links to more information.

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Disabled students - we need your feedback

Disabled students - we need your feedback

Wednesday 10 February 2016Info and advice

If you are a student who is going through or has been through the DSA process in England and Wales, the Disabled Students Allowance Quality Assurance Group (DSA-QAG) are keen to have your feedback on your assessment experience at the assessment centre and to hear about the service and products provided by the assistive technology service provider. Leaving feedback helps fellow students make an informed decision on which assessment centre to choose for their needs assessment. It also helps assessment centre and assistive technology service provider identify areas for improvement in their services to students.

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Can I claim government benefits as a student?

Can I claim government benefits as a student?

Wednesday 10 February 2016Other sources of funding

If you’re a student in further or higher education in the UK you may be able to claim social security benefits from the government in addition to any student funding you get. The benefits you can apply for depend on your circumstances and whether you’re studying full- or part-time. Here’s an overview with links to more information.

If you’re a student in further or higher education in the UK you may be able to claim social...

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