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Student Loans for UK Passport Holder Living overseas

My son is a UK passport holder but he lives in Hong Kong (born before 1997). He was given Home Status by his university in the UK. Can he apply for a student loan?
Answered by Alison Patterson
You should contact Student Finance England (or the relevant bodies for Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, as appropriate).

Residence requirements usually govern home fees status, so I am not sure on what grounds your son has been awarded home fees status (though there are many exceptions to the rules). It is still possible that he is not eligible for UK Government support in the form of loans and grants.

The rules are stated in summary at:
www.gov.uk/student-finance/who-qualifies

You can apply and await a determination or contact them first. Phone details are at:
www.gov.uk/contact-student-finance-england

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