The Student Finance system is is the main source of funding for UK part-time students. It consists of loans, and other support, from the UK government via the Student Loans Company. You will apply to your national Student Finance office for this funding. (For English students this will be Student Finance England part-time; for Scottish students it will be SAAS part-time; etc).
The information on this webpage is for students who will start a part time course in September 2023, or who started their course after September 2012 and is continuing it into 2023/24.
The information is also relevant to students who are undertaking a part time ‘top-up’ degree programme immediately after completion of a Foundation Degree, HND or similar.
Please contact the Student Financial Guidance Team if you require further clarification of any of the information here.