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EU Students

You may be able to get a Tuition Fee Loan and help with living costs if you’re from an EU country.



Use the student finance calculator to see what finance you can get.

Tuition Fee Loan

Your university or college sets your tuition fee, and the loan is paid directly to them. You have to pay it back.


   2019 to 2020 academic year  2020 to 2021 academic year
 Full-time student  Up to £9,250  Up to £9,250
 Full-time student at a private university or college  Up to £6,165  Up to £6,165
 Part-time student  Up to £6,935  Up to £6,935
 Part-time student at a private university or college  Up to £4,625  Up to £4,625


Use the student finance calculator to estimate your Tuition Fee Loan.

Help with living costs

You may be eligible for help with your living costs if you’ve lived in the UK for more than 5 years before the first day of the first academic year of your course.



Example
If your course begins on 20 September 2020, you must have lived in the UK since 1 September 2015.

If you’re eligible, apply for help with your living costs as though you were a UK national.

Academic years start on 1 September, 1 January, 1 April or 1 July. Ask someone who runs your course if you do not know which one applies.

Apply

Apply for student finance or find out how to apply.



If you’re starting a course on or after 1 August 2021, you must have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme to get student finance. This does not apply if you’re an Irish national. Check back for further updates on student finance funding for the 2021 to 2022 academic year.

Further information

2020 to 2021 academic year

Download ‘Terms and conditions - 2020 to 2021 guide’ (PDF, 99KB)

Loan Term and Conditions


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