This week SLC has accomplished nearly all of first time period Upkeep Mortgage funds to new and returning college students. To this point this 12 months we now have superior £2.8bn* of funding and we are going to proceed to make funds to college students who’re beginning programs within the coming weeks.
SLC exists to allow college students to spend money on their futures by way of greater and additional training by offering entry to trusted, clear, versatile and accessible scholar finance companies. We’re delighted that this 12 months we glance set to assist extra college students than ever earlier than – processing and paying a report variety of scholar finance functions.
Though nearly all of college students will now have obtained their first cost, not all of them will get their full entitlement immediately. Eligible candidates who utilized late (after the deadlines) can be awarded the minimal Upkeep Mortgage quantity first adopted by a top-up cost if they’re entitled to extra funding. To assist pace up the method, college students are suggested to test their on-line accounts and ship any proof they’ve been requested for immediately. College students can discover out extra about easy methods to get their first scholar finance cost if they’ve utilized late on-line.
Our phone strains stay busy and we proceed to induce college students to hunt solutions to their cost questions on-line first, the place they may discover info to assist with their question. I wish to thank candidates for his or her persistence up to now and remind them that they will view their cost standing anytime through their on-line account – watch our movie to search out out extra.
I additionally suggest that they take a look at our on-line cost information which covers the commonest cost questions.
In addition to making Upkeep Mortgage funds to the rest of scholars, this month may even see us make Tuition Payment funds to universities and faculties on their behalf. This can be a crucial a part of our work, and key to our imaginative and prescient of enabling scholar alternative.
College students can keep updated with all the most recent scholar finance info by following Pupil Finance England on Fb, Twitter, and Instagram.
*Please notice these are provisional figures. Full 12 months figures are revealed in our Pupil Help for Larger Schooling statistical launch which can be revealed on 25 November.