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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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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.

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Alternative sources of student funding overview

Alternative sources of student funding overview

Friday 5 February 2016Other sources of funding

If you’re a student taking a course of further or higher education in the UK, you may be able to get funding from the government that’s specifically for students (eg grants and loans from Student Finance England, Student Finance Wales, Student Finance NI or the Student Awards Agency for Scotland). However, whether you get this funding or not, you may also be able to get support from other sources. Here’s an overview of the alternative funding that’s available, with links to more information.

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What tax credits can I get as a student?

What tax credits can I get as a student?

Friday 8 March 2013Other sources of funding

Tax credits are payments made by the UK government to some people with low incomes. You may be entitled to tax credits if you’re a full- or part-time student in further or higher education in the UK. They’re available if you have children and/or you’re working. Here’s an overview with links to more information.

Tax credits are payments made by the UK government to some people with low incomes. You may be...

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Can I get student funding from educational charities and trusts?

Can I get student funding from educational charities and trusts?

Friday 8 March 2013Other sources of funding

You may be able to get funding from educational charities and trusts to study for a course of further or higher education in the UK, in addition to the usual sources of student income such as loans and grants from the government. Here’s an overview of some of the options that are available, with links to more information.

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