Student Finance Resources

There is plenty of support available to you online on applying for a student loan and budgeting during your studies. We provide some useful links below.

Student Finance England

Useful videos on applying for finance and repaying student loans

SFE YouTube Channel  

Funding providers 

Student Finance England loans cover tuition fees (paid directly to the university) and maintenance costs (paid directly to students bank account at the start of the term). Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland and the Student Awards agency Scotland all can help with varying levels of financial support for tuition fees and maintenance loans and grants. 

Find out more at the links below:

Student Finance England

Student Finance Wales

Student Awards Agency Scotland

Student Finance Northern Ireland

Which University - regional living costs

Which University provide a breakdown of the average cost of living in Bournemouth as a student, the student budget calculator provides you with an indication of our regional costs and average student spending, rather than true reflection. To find out more about their data please visit: AECC University College average monthly living costs

We provide more guidance on living and working in Bournemouth. 

Living costs 

AECC University College can advise you about the costs of living in Bournemouth, providing some useful tips on saving money around our campus. 

Advice on living costs 

Useful tools to enable you to work out how to make your money last through each semester, giving you a monthly budget:

Managing your money

determine your monthly budget

Student Finance Zone

For more useful resources please visit the SFE Student finance zone, over at The Student Room. 

SFE Student Finance Zone

Online Safety

The Student loan company have found an increased number of phishing emails and text messages sent to students from fake student finance services. Please review their recommendations for staying safe online, which includes details on Phishing, protecting yourself and your computer.

Student Loan Company Online safety guide