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I want to study in Canada. Do British people have access to a student loans system?

Aug 2018

I'm a British citizen and have recently applied for colleges in Canada. I've received and been granted a letter of admission. The international tuition fees are a lot higher than the domestic student fees in Canada, but roughly the same price as a university in the UK. Is...

Entry requirements A2 and AS Levels

Aug 2018

Do all universities require three A Levels or will they accept equivalent, e.g. two A Levels and two/three AS Levels?

Living abroad and UK citizen fees

Jun 2018

We have been living in the UAE for ten years. When looking at the home/EU rates it appears to apply for student finance purposes. My son is a UK citizen and I wondered if he paid upfront for the year fees, is he eligible for the home/EU rates as no finance is needed?

Are universities more likely to reject you if you narrowly miss offer if you have deferred?

Jun 2018

I have a conditional offer that I wish to defer until next year. The offer states that the university will take EPQ into consideration if I narrowly miss grades. Would it be better to ask to defer after they have accepted me/are they more likely to reject me if I narrowly miss...

Is going on holiday two days after A Level results come out a good idea?

Jun 2018

I am thinking of going away abroad for two weeks, two days after my A Level results come out. If I don’t meet the grades, will this allow enough time to sort everything? And if I do reach my grades, will this also leave enough time to sort things?

British national applying from France

Jun 2018

My daughter is studying for a French baccalaureate. What are the equivalent of marks to help us understand what she needs to get in terms of results?

Qualifications for Indian student at undergraduate level

May 2018

What is the minimum score required for an Indian student to get admitted to study Law at the University of Cambridge?

Insurance choice higher than firm choice?

Apr 2018

I want to accept an offer from the University of Kent and if I do this, it will lower the entry requirements from AAB down to BBB and if I do not then the higher grade offers will apply. However I also want to have Surrey as my insurance choice, but the entry requirement for...

Student loan for study outside of the UK

Apr 2018

I'm a British citizen who has lived in the UAE for over ten years, and am looking to get a student loan in order to be able to study. Would this be possible since my mother who is also a British citizen doesn't own a house or have a fixed postcode in the UK at the moment?...

Deferred unconditional place but want to go through Clearing

Apr 2018

I have an unconditional offer from last year that I deferred until this year but now I have been looking at another university that I didn’t apply to the first time. What is the best way to go about trying to get a place in that university and would I have to give up my place...

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