Help with living costs

Financial support with living costs is available for full-time, eligible students. The amount that students receive depends on their total annual household income.

Maintenance Loan

you may be eligible to receive up to £8,430* per year as the Maintenance Loan if you are living away from home and up to £7,097* if you are living at home. The Maintenance Loan is repaid alongside the Tuition Fee Loan once you start earning over £21,000 per year.

Help for parents

Childcare Grant and Parent’s Learning Allowance can help parents to balance the cost of childcare and study. Students with an adult who depends on them financially may also be eligible for Adult Dependants’ Grant.*

For more information on any aspect of student finance visit Student Finance England


*Based on 2018 entry