Finance Resources

There are lots of resources out there to help you understand the new student finance system. They can also help you manage your money while you're at university. Here are some of our favourites.

Newcastle University Guide to Student Finance

Download our Guide to Undergraduate Student Finance 2016 Entry (PDF: 1.56 MB)

Download our Guide to Undergraduate Student Finance 2015 Entry (PDF: 1.62MB)

GOV.UK resources

GOV.UK student finance site offers detailed information on:

  • student loans
  • grants
  • bursaries
  • other funding for university

You can use their student finance calculator to get an estimate of the funding you are eligible for.

Student Finance England resources for students and parents

  • A series of new interactive student finance quick start guides to allow you to find out the different types of student finance available – including how to apply and repay – all in one central place.

  • Student Finance Explained for 2016/17 students: If you're thinking of going to uni or college in 2016/17 see how you can sort out your student finance in three easy steps.

Independent Taskforce on Student Finance Information

Not sure how the new system works? Read through Martin Lewis's Student Loans Mythbusting.

The Brightside Trust resources

Find out what funding you could get and build a budget for your time at university with this free online student calculator.