Funding your studies

If you are looking at going to college or university and want to apply for student finance, it’s very important to apply in time for the start of your course; it can take up to six weeks to process your application, so apply as soon as the application service opens.

If eligible, the Student Loans Company (SLC) can provide the financial support you need to study at UKCBC. UKCBC is proud to deliver a truly rewarding learning experience and support you through the process of your application for loans and financial support from funding agencies, providing you meet the specific eligibility criteria.

We are committed to helping you secure the funding you need to begin and continue your academic studies. We can support applications for tuition fee loans and maintenance loans.

The quickest way to apply for student finance is online. You do not need to have your place confirmed on a course to apply. Simply apply using your preferred course, and you can change the details online later if you need to.

Previous study and funding

Students who have previously studied at a college or university and have received two years of funding from the Student Loans Company, but did not complete their course, please speak with a UKCBC course advisor to check eligibility.

Follow these easy steps to apply for student finance:

1. Have a look on the Student Finance Zone to find out what you are entitled to and how to apply

2. Register online at www.gov.uk/studentfinance 

3. Fill in the application form – please note – you will need your passport, National Insurance number and bank account details in order to complete your application. Once you have signed the form and sent it back to Student Finance England, they will send you a letter confirming how much you are entitled to. You will receive your first payment once UKCBC confirm your attendance on your registered programme.

To find out more about how we can help work with you to secure your student finance, contact UKCBC today.

Please see the video below on how to apply for student finance from Student Finance England: