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Full-time (HNC/HND)

There are a number of options when it comes to funding your full-time study at North East Scotland College. These include:

How to Apply

You can apply for funding online via the SAAS website: www.saas.gov.uk


Loans and grants are paid in monthly instalments on the 7th of each month. Payments are usually directed straight in to your chosen bank account.


If you are unsure of your situation and don't know whether you are in a position to receive any funding, you should contact SAAS in the first instance. You can also seek advice from us here at North East Scotland College:

Tel: 01224 612284

Repaying your loan

Your loan must be repaid when you are employed and receiving a certain level of salary (currently this is £16,365 per annum). Your repayments will start the April after you graduate or leave your course, and the amount paid back will depend on your earnings.

Need some more information?

For more information please contact the Student Loans Company.

Website: www.slc.co.uk
Tel: 0845 026 2019

International Student Funding

Regulations for international student funding and tuition can be complex. If you need some help or advice, the best thing to do is Zuzana Banicova, our International Guidance Tutor.

Tel: 01224 612635

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