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Student finance: Your questions

Keith Houghton, Alan Scott and David Malcolm are the experts
BBC Radio 4's Money Box Live
Wednesday, 27 May 2009 at 1502 BST On Radio 4 and Online

If you are starting a full time higher education course in England or Wales this Autumn and want to guarantee your funding is in place by the start of term you need to apply before 26 June.

Whether you are studying in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, if you have a question about student finance, our experts were here to offer advice and information.

What are the likely costs and what help is available?

Can you apply for a maintenance or special support grant?

Are you entitled to a student loan for maintenance or tuition fees?

How much can you borrow and at what interest rate?

Vincent Duggleby took your questions about student finance and put them to a panel of experts.

Vincent was joined by:

  • Keith Houghton, Head of Student Funding Service at Kingston University
  • David Malcolm, student finance researcher, National Union of Students
  • Alan Scott, Operational Policy Manager, SAAS

Presenter: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Charmaine Cozier

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