Factsheets

Full-time

Student finance eligibility

Student finance eligibility

Explaining the eligibility conditions full-time students must fulfil to get student finance.

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Change of circumstances

Change of circumstances

This factsheet is designed to outline what a student needs to do in order to tell Student Finance Wales when their circumstances have changed.

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Student finance package

Student finance package

A factsheet detailing the financial support most full-time students will be able to get if they start higher education in 2016/17.

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When and how should students apply?

When and how should students apply?

A factsheet explaining how and when students should apply and what to do if their circumstances change.

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What student finance is available to new, full-time students

What student finance is available to new, full-time students

Details on the range of student finance available to full-time students.

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EU Students

EU Students

A factsheet explaining what student finance is available to new full-time EU students and how and when to apply.

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Students taking a break or withdrawing from their studies

Students taking a break or withdrawing from their studies

A factsheet explaining what a student needs to do if they decide to suspend or withdraw from their studies.

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Student finance evidence

Student finance evidence

This factsheet has been designed to help support applications for student finance, students and their parents, partner or any other sponsor that may be asked to send evidence to Student Finance Wales.

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Partial Cancellation

Partial Cancellation

A factsheet explaining that any student living in Wales who takes out a Maintenance Loan in 2016/17 (subject to approval by the National Assembly for Wales) could get up to £1,500 cancelled from their student loan balance by the Welsh Government when they start repaying.

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Finance for students studying at a privately funded university or college

Finance for students studying at a privately funded university or college

Information about what is available to students studying certain designated courses at private universities or colleges.

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Students with children or adult dependants

Dependants’ Grants

Dependants’ Grants

A factsheet explaining the extra help available to students with children or adult dependants.

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Disabled Students’ Allowances

Disabled Students’ Allowances

Disabled Students’ Allowances

A factsheet explaining the extra help available to students with a disability, mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty.

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Other help

Independent student status

Independent student status

A factsheet explaining who qualifies as an independent student and what evidence they need to prove this.

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Care leaver

Care leaver

A factsheet explaining the student finance available to students leaving the care of their local authority.

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Finance for NHS students

Finance for NHS students

A factsheet explaining the NHS funding available to students studying a course in medicine or other healthcare areas.

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Funding for study abroad

Funding for study abroad

A factsheet explaining the student finance available to students studying outside the UK as part of their course.

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Travel Grant

Travel Grant

A factsheet explaining the Travel Grant support available to full-time students studying abroad as part of their course or attending a Clinical Placement in the UK and eligibility criteria.

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Initial Teacher Training

Initial Teacher Training

A factsheet explaining the student finance available to new students starting an initial teacher training course.

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Repayment

Repaying student loans

Repaying student loans

Explains how students repay their loans and the interest charged on them.

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Parents

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Answers to the questions frequently asked by parents. This factsheet can be used as a handout for parents.

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Myths and facts

Myths and facts

Dispelling the myths around student finance and presenting the key facts: can be used as a handout for parents.

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How your child repays their loan

How your child repays their loan

A factsheet explaining to parents how their child repays their student loan and the interest they’ll pay on it. This factsheet should be used as a handout to parents.

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How your child applies and gets paid

How your child applies and gets paid

A factsheet explaining to parents how their child applies for student finance and how this will be paid. This factsheet should be used as a handout to parents.

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Part-time

Student finance – part-time loans 2016/17

Student finance – part-time loans 2016/17

A factsheet explaining what student finance is available to new and continuing part-time students who started their course on or after 1 September 2014. This includes support for tuition and living costs, extra help and how to apply.

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Student finance – part-time grants 2016/17

Student finance – part-time grants 2016/17

A factsheet explaining what student finance is available to continuing part-time students who started their course before 1 September 2014. This includes support for tuition and living costs, extra help and how to apply.

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