SLC Funded Students

Information for students who are eligible for a loan or grant from the Student Loans Company (SLC).

You may be eligible to apply to the Student Loans Company (SLC) for funding. Repayments to the SLC only begin once you have left University and are earning more than a certain level of income. If you choose not to apply or are ineligible for a full tuition fee loan, then you must pay the balance of tuition fees or set up an instalment plan at registration.

Full-Time NI/EU/GB Undergraduate and PGCE students may be eligible to defer payment of their tuition fees by applying for a tuition fee loan to the Student Loans Company.

Part-Time Undergraduate Students may be eligible for a Fees Grant, a Course Grant or a Tuition Fee Loan.

Postgraduate students in Northern Ireland may be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee loan. Eligible GB postgraduate taught students may apply for a Postgraduate Loan to help with course fees and living costs.

For further information on SLC funding, please see:

Further information on funding is available on the links below:

  • SAAS (students from Scotland)
  • SUSI (students from the ROI)

Student Finance Check List

Useful points to consider if you have applied to the Student Loans Company for funding:

  1. To ensure that there is no delay in the processing of your application to Student Finance please check SLC website for critical cut-off dates.
  2. It is important that you have received confirmation of your Student Loan/Part-time Grant by the 15th November to avoid withdrawal of your IT and Library Facilities.
  3. To AVOID DELAY in your funding PLEASE ENSURE that you have RETURNED your STUDENT DECLARATION FORM, if applicable.