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The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)

Guide to Student Finance

What is student finance?

The link below will take you to a short film which will explain student finance and the loans your son/daughter can apply for

Although the film has been produced by Anglia Ruskin University the information it contains applies to any degree course in the UK.


How to register and apply for student finance

In order to apply for student finance you will need to create an account with Student Finance England.  The following link will take you to the correct website


How much Maintenance Loan might be available.

Student Finance England also provide a useful calculator which can give you an approximate idea how much Maintenance Loan your son/daughter might be awarded.


New Parents’ Guide to University

The content has been provided by over 40 colleagues at universities UK-wide. On topics including student finance, university applications, university events, student wellbeing and more.



I hope this helps answer some of your questions but if not please do not hesitate to contact me.

Linda Winwick  lwinwick@stpetershuntingdon.org