Student Maintenance Loans

Student maintenance (living cost) loans are available from the government through the Student Loans Company to help eligible UK undergraduate students meet their living costs during their time at University.

There are different rates of maintenance loan available which depend on:

  • whether you choose to provide information about your household income
  • where you choose to live during term-time
  • which year you started university
  • your year of study
  • if you are eligible to apply for NHS funding
  • if you are undertaking a placement year

More detailed information is available about maintenance loans for students from England, students from Northern Ireland, students from Scotland and students from Wales.