Apply online for first-time students
Find out how to apply online for your Student Loan, Student Allowance and other help.
If you're applying for a Student Loan for course fees, check if you can get fees-free study
If you can get fees-free study, you may not need a Student Loan for your course fees. However you'll still need to apply for a Student Loan if you want course-related costs or living costs.
You need to submit your online application by 5pm on Saturday 16 December.
We're upgrading our online services on Sunday 17 December. If you've started an application but don't submit it by 5pm on Saturday, you might have to start again.