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Leaving a university course early and repaying the loan

If I was to leave my university course in half way through the year will I have to repay the loan I have received straight away or do they wait until I am earning?

Also if I was to join a course in England would I still be entitled to a student loan?
Answered by Alison Patterson
The earliest you’ll start repaying your student loan is the April after you leave your course.

Your total entitlement to UK Government financial support will aggregate each year of study for which you have borrowed money.

If you transfer to second year of a course in England (or the first year) your eligibility for a loan will be computed based on your borrowing to date.

If you start a new course at first year, you will probably need to apply through UCAS.

For detailed information about your personal financial circumstances you should contact SAAS or Student Finance England (depending on your country of domicile)

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