Residency requirement for EU nationals
The UK Government is increasing the residency requirement for EU nationals before they can access Higher Education student living cost support.
1 You arrived in the UK before 1 September 2011 and have been living here permanently since then.
You are likely to meet the requirements to receive a maintenance loan under the new rules.
2You arrived in the UK between September 1st 2011 and September 1st 2013 and have been living in the UK permanently since then.
You are likely to be affected by the rule change and may not be able to access maintenance loans once the new regulation is in place. You are advised to submit an application for Student Finance England ASAP to ensure that you have the best possible chance of receiving an award.
3You arrived in the UK after September 1st 2013 and have been living in the UK permanently since then.
You would not have been likely to receive a maintenance loan for 2016 under the new or old rules.
Should you have any further questions or queries about this change in regards to your application, please contact our Admissions Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or by 0300 303 2772.