5. EU students

You may be able to get a Tuition Fee Loan and help with living costs if you’re from an EU country.

Use the student finance calculator to see what finance you can get.

Tuition Fee Loan

Your university or college sets your tuition fee, and the loan is paid directly to them. You have to pay it back.

Full or part-time student Tuition Fee Loan for the 2016 to 2017 academic year Tuition Fee Loan for the 2017 to 2018 academic year
Full-time Up to £9,000 Up to £9,250
Full-time at a private university or college Up to £6,000 Up to £6,165
Part-time Up to £6,750 Up to £6,935
Part-time at a private university or college Up to £4,500 Up to £4,625

Use the student finance calculator to estimate your Tuition Fee Loan.

Help with living costs

You may be eligible for help with your living costs if you’ve lived in the UK for more than 5 years before the first day of the first academic year of your course.

You only need to have lived in the UK for 3 years before the first day of the first academic year of your course if you’re either:

If you’re eligible, apply for help with your living costs as though you were a UK national.

Academic years start on 1 September, 1 January, 1 April or 1 July. Ask someone who runs your course if you don’t know which one applies.

Example If your course begins on 20 September 2017, you must have lived in the UK since 1 September 2012.

Apply

Apply for student finance or find out how to apply.

Further information

2017 to 2018 academic year

2016 to 2017 academic year