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Sources of Financial Support

UK/EEA students Statutory help maybe available from your Local Education Authority. New full-time students may have access to loans and financial support to help with their tuition fees and living costs. These help you study first, and pay back when you are earning. We offer an impartial guidance service to help with your student finances so please speak to one of our advisors.

You may be eligible to apply for one or more of the following:

Other helpful links

n Maintenance Grant or Special Support Grant – By application, assessed by income and any student loans, special circumstances may apply

International Students

n Maintenance Loan – By application, goes towards accommodation and living costs n Tuition Fee Loan – Loans paid direct to the College, you have to apply every year

HE Loans

As well as these loans and grants, you may be entitled to the following additional help:

Student Loan Company

n Access to Learning Fund

You may be eligible for a HE Loan available from the Student Loan Company, please go to www.slc.co.uk/services/higher-education to find out more.

n Adult Dependants’ Grant n Childcare Grant n Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) n Disability Living Allowance n Employment and Support

Allowance

www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance

International students are those who are coming to the College from outside the EEA. To attend one of the College’s mainstream courses you will need to have a student visa that permits you to be in the UK for full-time study.

How do you know if you are eligible for home-student fees? Home students normally have settled status in the UK or European Economic Area and may be subject to three years residency requirements. You will be assessed as to your eligibility for home-student or internationalstudent fees when you come to enrol.

For up to date information on Higher Education full-time and part-time financial assistance please visit: www.gov.uk/student-finance Or go to: www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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