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Applying for a loan with dual nationality

I am a dual national that carries a British passport but lives in Pakistan, I was born in Glasgow, Scotland and want to apply to university in Scotland. Am I applicable to apply for student loans? I.e. is there any chance of receiving financial help from the government?
Answered by Alison Patterson
Hi Iman,

Residence is more important than citizenship. Generally, you need to have lived in Scotland for the three years immediately prior to starting university in order to qualify for Home fees and UK Government financial support.

Look at:
saas.gov.uk/full_time/ug/young/eligibility_residen...m
www.gov.uk/student-finance/who-qualifies
and
ukcisa.org.uk/Information--Advice/Fees-and-Money/H...s

On the information you have given me, I think you will be assessed as an international student. However, it is universities that make the final decision.

Contact SAAS at:
saas.gov.uk/contact.htm.

Best of luck,
CUG

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