5th October start date: we are working on finding out when your first instalment of your student loan will occur. Please keep up-to-date with emerging information and guidance on our Coronavirus webpage.

You need to apply for your funding every year you attend university.

After your first year, the process is normally simplified, and your funding body usually contacts you to advise you when applications open.

Students from Scotland

Applications for 2020/21 are now open!

Apply now so that your funding is in place for 20/21 start!

Apply to SAAS to have your tuition fees paid and a student loan for living costs - see SAAS Student Funding GuideSAAS Student Funding GuideSAAS Student Funding GuideSAAS Student Funding Guide to see what you could be eligible for. 

SAAS guarantee to release your full funding when you matriculate in 20/21 if you:

  • Complete your application - guidance on the online application available here: Application help 2020 - Youtube
  • Include providing supplementary documentation

Have a look at their 'Your Money' video for information on how your loan and tuition fees are paid.

If you have had funding for previous study, here is a little advice about how this may affect your funding for your degree:

Students from the EU

Apply to SAAS to continue to have your tuition fees paid to the University.

Closing date for applications for funding for academic year 2020/21 is 31st March 2021.

Students from the Rest of the UK

Apply to the funding body where you live for a tuition fee loan and living cost loan: