Student finance

Student finance explained

Wondering what loans and grants you might be able to get from Student Finance Wales? We've put together a video to provide a quick and easy explanation.

SFW's dedicated practitioner website

Our website has everything you need to know about student finance –all in one central place. Watch our film to find out what it can do for you.

What are Disabled Students' Allowances?

Disabled Students' Allowances are grants to help pay the extra essential costs you may have as a direct result of your disability, mental-health condition, or specific learning difficulty. Find out what you can get, and how to apply.

Extra help for students with children or adult dependants

This film tells you about the extra student finance you can get if you’re a full-time student with children or an adult who depends on you financially.


How to apply for student finance

Going to uni or college in 2016/17? Watch this video to find out how to apply for student finance.


If you find that you don't have a university or college place then you'll be eligible for Clearing. It's a way of matching you, the student, to universities or colleges. Watch our video to find out more


Loans for part-time study

If you're a new or continuing part-time student who started your course on or after 1 September 2014, watch our film to find out what financial help you can get while at uni or college.


What is Phishing?

Phishing is the attempt to access sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and finance details. Watch our video which explains what precautions to take and how to stay safe online.


Key facts on interest

Interest is charged on your student loan – make sure you understand how it affects you!

Repaying your student loan

Find out what, when and how to repay your student loan

Ask SFW about... student finance

Ask SFW about... student finance

Watch our films to find out important information about student finance, including if you’re eligible and what evidence you’ll need to send us.


Getting Paid

Before the start of term you’ll want to make sure that you get your money on time. Watch our video to find out more.

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