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The Education (Student Support) Regulations 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, application and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Revocation, savings and transitional provisions

  3. PART 2

    1. 4.Eligible students

    2. 5.Designated courses

    3. 6.Period of eligibility

    4. 7.Transfer of status

  4. PART 3

    1. 8.Applications for support

    2. 9.Time limits

    3. 10.Information

  5. PART 4

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 11.Current system students

      2. 12.Old system students

      3. 13.Requirement to enter a contract for a loan for fees

      4. 14.Students becoming eligible in the course of an academic year

      5. 15.Events

      6. 16.Students to be treated as in attendance on a course

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 17.Availability of fee loans to current system students - general

      2. 18.Standard entitlement of current system students who have not studied on a previous course

      3. 19.Standard entitlement of current system students who have transferred from or otherwise studied on a previous course

      4. 20.Standard entitlement of current system students on end-on courses and certain degree courses

      5. 21.Amount of the fee loan

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 22.Old system students who are continuing students

      2. 23.Old system students who are transferring students

      3. 24.Old system students who are on end-on courses

      4. 25.Old system students who are gap year students who have not studied on a previous course

      5. 26.Old system students who are gap year students who have studied on a previous course

      6. 27.Availability of the grant for fees to old system students for years of repeat study

      7. 28.Amount of the grant for fees for a course at a publicly funded institution

      8. 29.Amount of the grant for fees for a course that is provided at a private institution on behalf of a publicly funded institution

      9. 30.Amount of the grant for fees for a course at a private institution

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 31.Availability of fee contribution loans to old system students

      2. 32.Amount of the fee contribution loan

    5. CHAPTER 5

      1. 33.Previous course

      2. 34.Miscellaneous

  6. PART 5

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 35.Current system students

      2. 36.Old system students

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 37.General qualifying conditions for grants for living and other costs

      2. 38.Students who are treated as in attendance

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 39.Qualifying conditions for the disabled students’ allowance

      2. 40.Amount of the disabled students’ allowance

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 41.General

      2. 42.Adult dependants’ grant

      3. 43.Childcare grant

      4. 44.Parents’ learning allowance

      5. 45.Calculations

      6. 46.Interpretation of Chapter 4

    5. CHAPTER 5

      1. 47.General

      2. 48.Qualifying conditions for the grant for travel – courses in medicine and dentistry

      3. 49.Amount of the grant for travel – courses in medicine and dentistry

      4. 50.Qualifying conditions for the grant for travel – overseas study

      5. 51.Amount of the grant for travel – overseas study

      6. 52.The expenditure specified in this regulation is—

      7. 53.Deductions from the grant for travel

      8. 54.Interpretation

    6. CHAPTER 6

      1. 55.Qualifying conditions for the maintenance grant

      2. 56.Amount of the maintenance grant – 2008 cohort students

      3. 57.Amount of the maintenance grant – current system students who are not 2008 cohort students

    7. CHAPTER 7

      1. 58.Qualifying conditions for the special support grant

      2. 59.Amount of the special support grant – 2008 cohort students

      3. 60.Amount of the special support grant – current system students who are not 2008 cohort students

    8. CHAPTER 8

      1. 61.Qualifying conditions for the higher education grant

      2. 62.Amount of the higher education grant

  7. PART 6

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 63.Qualifying conditions for the loan for living costs – current system students

      2. 64.Qualifying conditions for the loan for living costs – old system students

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 65.General

      2. 66.2008 cohort students with full entitlement

      3. 67.Current system students with full entitlement who are not 2008 cohort students

      4. 68.Type 1 and type 2 teacher training students who are not 2008 cohort students

      5. 69.Old system students with full entitlement

      6. 70.Students with reduced entitlement

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 71.Long courses loan

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 72.Quarters in respect of which the loan for living costs is payable

      2. 73.Students falling into more than one category

      3. 74.Students residing with parents

      4. 75.Students becoming eligible in the course of an academic year

      5. 76.Students who are treated as in attendance on a course

      6. 77.Increases in maximum amount

      7. 78.Deductions from loans for living costs

      8. 79.Applying for an additional amount of loan for living costs or long courses loan

      9. 80.Categories of student

      10. 81.Interpretation of Part 6

  8. PART 7

    1. 82.General

    2. 83.Qualifying conditions

    3. 84.Persons to be treated as eligible students

    4. 85.Disabled students

    5. 86.Students becoming eligible during the course of an academic year

    6. 87.Availability of college fee loans

    7. 88.A college fee loan is available in respect of each...

    8. 89.Where a qualifying student is allowed to study the content...

    9. 90.For the purposes of this Part, “standard academic year” means...

    10. 91.Amount of college fee loan

    11. 92.Transfers

  9. PART 8

    1. 93.Interest

    2. 94.Insolvency

  10. PART 9

    1. 95.Calculation of contribution

    2. 96.Application of contribution – 2008 cohort students

    3. 97.Application of contribution – current system students who are not 2008 cohort students

    4. 98.Application of contribution – old system students

    5. 99.Order of application – 2008 cohort students

    6. 100.Order of application – other eligible students

    7. 101.Minimum level of loan for living costs

    8. 102.Amount of loan for living costs payable to certain type 1 and type 2 teacher training students

  11. PART 10

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 103.Payment of grants for fees

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 104.Payment of grants for living and other costs

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 105.General

      2. 106.Provision of United Kingdom national insurance number

      3. 107.Information requirements

      4. 108.Payment of fee loans and fee contribution loans

      5. 109.Payment of college fee loans

      6. 110.Payment of loans for living costs and long courses loans

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 111.Overpayments of fee support

      2. 112.Overpayments of college fee loan

      3. 113.Overpayments of support payable under Part 5 or Part 6

    5. CHAPTER 5

      1. 114.Interpretation

  12. PART 11

    1. 115.Eligible distance learning students

    2. 116.Students becoming eligible during the course of the academic year

    3. 117.Designated distance learning courses

    4. 118.Period of eligibility

    5. 119.Support for distance learning courses

    6. 120.Amount of support

    7. 121.Interpretation of regulation 120

    8. 122.Disabled distance learning students’ allowance

    9. 123.Applications for support

    10. 124.Declarations provided by academic authorities

    11. 125.Information

    12. 126.Transfer of status

    13. 127.Conversion of status – eligible students transferring to designated distance learning courses

    14. 128.Conversion of status – eligible distance learning students transferring to designated courses

    15. 129.Payment of grants for fees

    16. 130.Payment of grants for books, travel and other expenditure and disabled distance learning students’ allowance

    17. 131.Overpayments

  13. PART 12

    1. 132.Eligible part-time students

    2. 133.Students becoming eligible during the course of the academic year

    3. 134.Designated part-time courses

    4. 135.Period of eligibility

    5. 136.Assistance for part-time courses

    6. 137.Amount of assistance

    7. 138.Interpretation of regulation 137

    8. 139.Assistance with fees in respect of attendance on a course in Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland

    9. 140.Disabled part-time students’ allowance

    10. 141.Applications for support

    11. 142.Declarations provided by academic authorities

    12. 143.Information

    13. 144.Transfer of status

    14. 145.Conversion of status

    15. 146.Payment of grants for books, travel and other expenditure and disabled part-time students’ allowances

    16. 147.Payment of grants for fees

    17. 148.Overpayments

  14. PART 13

    1. 149.Eligible postgraduate students

    2. 150.Students becoming eligible in the course of an academic year

    3. 151.Designated postgraduate courses

    4. 152.Period of eligibility

    5. 153.Transfer of status

    6. 154.Applications for support

    7. 155.Information

    8. 156.Amount of grant

    9. 157.Payment of grant

    10. 158.Overpayments

  15. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ELIGIBLE STUDENTS

      1. PART 1 Interpretation

        1. 1.(1) For the purposes of this Schedule— “EEA frontier self-employed...

      2. PART 2 Categories

        1. 2.Persons who are settled in the United Kingdom

        2. 3.(1) A person who— (a) is settled in the United...

        3. 4.Refugees and their family members

        4. 5.Persons with leave to enter or remain and their family members

        5. 6.Workers, employed persons, self-employed persons and their family members

        6. 7.A person who— (a) is ordinarily resident in England on...

        7. 8.Persons who are settled in the United Kingdom and have exercised a right of residence elsewhere

        8. 9.EC nationals

        9. 10.(1) A person who— (a) is an EC national other...

        10. 11.Children of Swiss nationals

        11. 12.Children of Turkish workers

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DESIGNATED COURSES

      1. 1.A first degree course.

      2. 2.A course for the Diploma of Higher Education.

      3. 3.A course for the Higher National Diploma or Higher National...

      4. 4.A course for the Certificate of Higher Education.

      5. 5.A coursefor the initial training of teachers.

      6. 6.A course for the further training of youth and community...

      7. 7.A course in preparation for a professional examination of a...

      8. 8.A course— (a) providing education (whether or not in preparation...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      INFORMATION

      1. 1.Every applicant, eligible student, eligible part-time student and eligible postgraduate...

      2. 2.Every applicant, eligible student, eligible part-time student and eligible postgraduate...

      3. 3.Information provided to the Secretary of State pursuant to these...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT

      1. 1.Definitions

      2. 2.Independent eligible student

      3. 3.Household income

      4. 4.Calculation of eligible student’s residual income

      5. 5.Calculation of parent’s residual income

      6. 6.Calculation of eligible student’s partner’s residual income

      7. 7.Calculation of parent’s partner’s residual income

      8. 8.Calculation of contribution – old system students

      9. 9.Calculation of contribution – current system students

      10. 10.Split contributions – households including a 2008 cohort student

      11. 11.Split contributions – eligible students who are not independent

      12. 12.Split contributions – independent eligible students

  16. Explanatory Note

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