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The Student Room - Student Finance Zone

Whether you're thinking about studying, already a student, or even a parent of a student, you can find out everything you need to know about student finance. - Brought to you by the Student Loans Company.

Student Loans Company

The Student Loans Company (SLC) is a UK public sector organisation providing loans and grants to over one million students annually, across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Overview of Student Finance

Government pages outlining what student loans are available, additional support, the application process, and repayments.

Brightside Student Calculator

A handy tool to help you check the loans you'll get, work out your spending and build a personal budget to manage your money.

Bursaries and scholarships at GROWS partner institutions

Many Universities and other providers of Higher Education provide financial support to students through the form of bursaries and scholarships. This money comes directly from your university or college on top of any other student finance. Unlike a student loan, you don’t have to pay a bursary or scholarship back. Bursary and scholarships are offered for a number of reasons, including academic and sporting excellence, previous school or college of applicant, living status and research interests. Click on the links below to find information on bursaries and scholarships from our partner institutions.

  • Gloucestershire College logo
  • Hartpury University and Hartpury College logo
  • Royal Agricultural University logo
  • South Gloucestershire and Stroud College logo
  • University of Gloucestershire logo
  • Cirencester College logo