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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Revocation, savings and transitional provisions

  3. PART 2 ELIGIBILITY

    1. 4.Eligible students

    2. 5.Designated courses

    3. 6.Period of eligibility

    4. 7.Transfer of status

  4. PART 3 APPLYING FOR SUPPORT, PROVISION OF INFORMATION AND LOAN CONTRACTS

    1. 8.Applications for support

    2. 9.Time limits

    3. 10.Information

    4. 11.Requirement to enter into a contract for a loan

  5. PART 4 FEE SUPPORT

    1. CHAPTER 1 GENERAL

      1. 12.Previous course

      2. 13.Miscellaneous

    2. CHAPTER 2 TYPES OF FEE SUPPORT AVAILABLE

      1. 14.Current system students

      2. 15.Old system students

      3. 16.Students becoming eligible in the course of an academic year

      4. 17.Events

      5. 18.Students to be treated as in attendance on a course

    3. CHAPTER 3 FEE LOANS FOR CURRENT SYSTEM STUDENTS

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

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

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

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

      5. 23.Amount of the fee loan

      6. 24.Amount of fee loan for transferring students

    4. CHAPTER 4 GRANTS FOR FEES FOR OLD SYSTEM STUDENTS

      1. 25.Old system students who are continuing students

      2. 26.Old system students who are transferring students

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    5. CHAPTER 5 FEE CONTRIBUTION LOANS FOR OLD SYSTEM STUDENTS

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

      2. 35.Amount of the fee contribution loan

  6. PART 5 GRANTS FOR LIVING AND OTHER COSTS

    1. CHAPTER 1 TYPES OF GRANTS AVAILABLE

      1. 36.Current system students

      2. 37.Old system students

    2. CHAPTER 2 GENERAL PROVISIONS

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

      2. 39.Students who are treated as in attendance

    3. CHAPTER 3 DISABLED STUDENTS' ALLOWANCES

      1. 40.Qualifying conditions for the disabled students' allowance

      2. 40A.Payment of the disabled students’ allowance

      3. 41.Amount of the disabled students' allowance

    4. CHAPTER 4 GRANTS FOR DEPENDANTS

      1. 42.Interpretation of Chapter 4

      2. 43.General

      3. 44.Adult dependants' grant

      4. 45.Childcare grant

      5. 46.Parents' learning allowance

      6. 47.Calculations

    5. CHAPTER 5 GRANTS FOR TRAVEL

      1. 48.Interpretation

      2. 49.General

      3. 49A.(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a grant for travel is...

      4. 50.Qualifying conditions for the grant for travel – courses in medicine and dentistry

      5. 51.Amount of the grant for travel – courses in medicine and dentistry

      6. 52.Qualifying conditions for the grant for travel – overseas study

      7. 53.Amount of the grant for travel – overseas study

      8. 54.

      9. 55.Deductions from the grant for travel

    6. CHAPTER 6 MAINTENANCE GRANTS FOR CURRENT SYSTEM STUDENTS

      1. 56.Qualifying conditions for the maintenance grant

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

      3. 58.Amount of the maintenance grant – 2009 cohort students

      4. 59.Amount of the maintenance grant – 2012 cohort students

      5. 60.Amount of the maintenance grant – current system students who are not 2008, 2009, 2012 or 2016 cohort students

    7. CHAPTER 7 SPECIAL SUPPORT GRANTS FOR CURRENT SYSTEM STUDENTS

      1. 61.Qualifying conditions for the special support grant

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

      3. 63.Amount of the special support grant – 2009 cohort students

      4. 64.Amount of the special support grant – 2012 cohort students

      5. 65.Amount of the special support grant – current system students who are not 2008, 2009, 2012 or 2016 cohort students

    8. CHAPTER 8 HIGHER EDUCATION GRANTS FOR OLD SYSTEM STUDENTS

      1. 66.Qualifying conditions for the higher education grant

      2. 67.Amount of the higher education grant

  7. PART 6 LOANS FOR LIVING COSTS

    1. CHAPTER 1 QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

      1. 68.Interpretation of Part 6

      2. 69.Qualifying conditions for the loan for living costs – current system students

      3. 70.Qualifying conditions for the loan for living costs – old system students

    2. CHAPTER 2 MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF LOANS

      1. 71.General

      2. 72.2008 cohort students with full entitlement ...

      3. 73.Type 1 and type 2 teacher training students who are 2008 cohort students

      4. 74.2009 cohort students with full entitlement ...

      5. 75.Type 1 and type 2 teacher training students who are 2009 cohort students

      6. 76.2012 cohort students with full entitlement

      7. 77.Current system students with full entitlement who are not 2008, 2009 , 2012 or 2016 cohort students

      8. 78.Type 1 and type 2 teacher training students who are not 2008 or 2009 cohort students

      9. 79.Old system students with full entitlement

      10. 80.Students with reduced entitlement

      11. 80A.2016 cohort students with full entitlement who satisfy the conditions in regulation 71(1)(g)

      12. 80B.2016 cohort students with full entitlement who satisfy the conditions in regulation 71(1)(h)

      13. 80C.2016 cohort students with full entitlement who satisfy the conditions in regulation 71(1)(i)

    3. CHAPTER 3 LONG COURSES LOAN

      1. 81.Long courses loan

    4. CHAPTER 4 MISCELLANEOUS

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

      2. 83.Students falling into more than one category

      3. 84.Students residing with parents

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

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

      6. 87.Increases in maximum amount

      7. 88.Deductions from loans for living costs

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

      9. 90.Categories of student

  8. PART 7 COLLEGE FEE LOANS

    1. 91.General

    2. 92.Qualifying conditions

    3. 93.Persons to be treated as eligible students

    4. 94.Disabled students

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

    6. 96.Availability of college fee loans

    7. 97.Amount of college fee loan

    8. 98.Transfers

  9. PART 8 FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT

    1. 99.Calculation of contribution

    2. 100.Application of contribution – 2008, 2009, 2012 or 2016 cohort students

    3. 101.Application of contribution – current system students who are not 2008, 2009, 2012 or 2016 cohort students

    4. 102.Application of contribution – old system students

    5. 103.Order of application – 2008, 2009 , 2012 or 2016 cohort students

    6. 104.Order of application – other eligible students

    7. 105.Minimum level of loan for living costs

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

  10. PART 9 PAYMENTS

    1. CHAPTER 1 INTERPRETATION OF PART 9

      1. 107.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 PAYMENT OF GRANTS FOR FEES

      1. 108.Payment of grants for fees

    3. CHAPTER 3 PAYMENT OF GRANTS FOR LIVING AND OTHER COSTS

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

    4. CHAPTER 4 PAYMENT OF LOANS

      1. 110.General

      2. 111.Provision of United Kingdom national insurance number

      3. 112.Information requirements

      4. 113.Payment of fee loans

      5. 114.Payment of fee contribution loans

      6. 115.Payment of college fee loans

      7. 116.Payment of loans for living costs and long courses loans

    5. CHAPTER 5 OVERPAYMENTS

      1. 117.Overpayments of fee support

      2. 118.Overpayments of college fee loan

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

  11. PART 10 SUPPORT FOR DESIGNATED DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES

    1. 120.Eligible distance learning students

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

    3. 122.Designated distance learning courses

    4. 123.Period of eligibility

    5. 124.Support for distance learning courses

    6. 125.Amount of support for designated distance learning courses

    7. 126.Interpretation of regulation 125

    8. 127.Disabled distance learning students' allowance

    9. 128.Applications for support

    10. 129.Declarations provided by academic authorities

    11. 130.Information

    12. 131.Transfer of status

    13. 132.Conversion of status

    14. 133.Payment of grants for fees

    15. 134.Payment of grants for books, travel and other expenditure and disabled distance learning students' allowance

    16. 135.Overpayments

  12. PART 11 SUPPORT FOR PART-TIME COURSES

    1. 136.Interpretation of Part 11

    2. 137.Eligible part-time students

    3. 138.Students becoming eligible during the course of the academic year

    4. 139.Designated part-time courses

    5. 140.Period of eligibility

    6. 141.Assistance for part-time courses in respect of courses beginning before 1st September 2012

    7. 142.Amount of assistance in respect of courses beginning before 1st September 2012

    8. 143.Interpretation of regulation 142

    9. 144.Fee support for designated part-time courses beginning on or after 1st September 2012

    10. 145.Amount of the fee loan - courses beginning on or after 1st September 2012

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

    12. 147.Disabled part-time students' allowance

    13. 148.Applications for support

    14. 149.Declarations provided by academic authorities

    15. 150.Information

    16. 151.Transfer of status

    17. 152.Conversion of status

    18. 153.Payment of grants for books, travel and other expenditure and disabled part-time students' allowances

    19. 154.Payment of grants for fees

    20. 155.Payment of loans for fees

    21. 156.Overpayments of grants and allowances

    22. 157.Overpayments of fee support

  13. PART 12 SUPPORT FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

    1. 158.Interpretation

    2. 159.Eligible postgraduate students

    3. 160.Students becoming eligible in the course of an academic year

    4. 161.Designated postgraduate courses

    5. 162.Period of eligibility

    6. 163.Transfer of status

    7. 164.Applications for support

    8. 165.Information

    9. 165A.Authority to pay grant

    10. 166.Amount of grant

    11. 167.Payment of grant

    12. 168.Overpayments

  14. 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 granted humanitarian protection 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.EU nationals

        9. 10.(1) A person who— (a) is an EU 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 course for 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. 9A.Calculation of contribution for loans for living costs – 2016 cohort students

      11. 10.Split contributions

  15. Explanatory Note

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