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<ul><li>Are you thinking of applying to study a full time Higher Education course? </li></ul><ul><li>2011 entry </li></ul>
Newcastle College offer a wide range of full time Higher Education Foundation Degrees and Honours Degrees in the following...
How to Apply:  September 2011 Entry <ul><li>If you applying for a full-time Foundation Degree or Honours Degree you now ne...
<ul><li>There’s also lots of financial support you can apply for </li></ul><ul><li>* Please note that if you are an  Inter...
Financial Support for 2011  full time Higher Education Entrants   <ul><li>Tuition Fee Loan  (repayable) </li></ul><ul><li>...
Tuition Fees <ul><li>All full time Higher Education students must pay tuition fees   </li></ul><ul><li>Universities and Co...
Payment of Tuition Fees <ul><li>Option 1 </li></ul><ul><li>You can pay the annual fee yourself in 2 instalments  </li></ul...
Payment of Tuition Fees <ul><li>Option 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Take out a Tuition Fee Loan which is paid directly to Newcastle...
Maintenance Loan <ul><li>Optional assistance.  72% of the maximum loan available is not means-tested (not based on your ho...
Maintenance Grant <ul><li>Means tested based on your household income </li></ul><ul><li>Up to £2,906 maximum per year </li...
How to Apply <ul><li>For further information with regards to Higher Education Student Finance and also to apply please go ...
Newcastle College Bursary  (Free Money!) <ul><li>Newcastle College offer a very generous bursary of  £1,200  per year to s...
Access to Learning Fund (ALF) <ul><li>(Normally non-repayable) fund which can be applied for if your student income does n...
Student Services Support <ul><li>Finance advice </li></ul><ul><li>Course advice  (pre-course and on-course)  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to visit our stand in the marketplace or visit Stude...
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Are you thinking of applying to study a full time Higher Education course? </li></ul><ul><li>2011 entry </li></ul>
  2. 2. Newcastle College offer a wide range of full time Higher Education Foundation Degrees and Honours Degrees in the following subject areas: <ul><li>Art & Design </li></ul><ul><li>Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Business, Management & Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering & Applied Science </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Care & Public Services </li></ul><ul><li>Music, Media & Performing Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Sport & Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism & Hospitality </li></ul>
  3. 3. How to Apply: September 2011 Entry <ul><li>If you applying for a full-time Foundation Degree or Honours Degree you now need to use the on-line application system at www.ucas.com </li></ul><ul><li>Your course tutor or staff in the School Learner Zone can help you with the on-line application process. Or you can contact UCAS on 0871 468 0468 or E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>There’s also lots of financial support you can apply for </li></ul><ul><li>* Please note that if you are an International Student you will not be eligible for financial support and course fees will be different to those advertised </li></ul>
  5. 5. Financial Support for 2011 full time Higher Education Entrants <ul><li>Tuition Fee Loan (repayable) </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance Loan (repayable) </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance Grant (non-repayable) </li></ul><ul><li>Newcastle College Bursary </li></ul><ul><li>(Normally non-repayable) </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Learning Fund (ALF) (Normally non-repayable) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tuition Fees <ul><li>All full time Higher Education students must pay tuition fees </li></ul><ul><li>Universities and Colleges can charge up to £3,375 per year for 2011 entry </li></ul><ul><li>Newcastle College fees are £3,080 per year for 2011 entry </li></ul>
  7. 7. Payment of Tuition Fees <ul><li>Option 1 </li></ul><ul><li>You can pay the annual fee yourself in 2 instalments </li></ul><ul><li>You will pay via standing order in November and January </li></ul>
  8. 8. Payment of Tuition Fees <ul><li>Option 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Take out a Tuition Fee Loan which is paid directly to Newcastle College </li></ul><ul><li>Applications for this can be made online at www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance </li></ul><ul><li>You will not have to pay this back until you are earning over £15,000 per year after you graduate </li></ul>
  9. 9. Maintenance Loan <ul><li>Optional assistance. 72% of the maximum loan available is not means-tested (not based on your household income) </li></ul><ul><li>However, ALL students are advised to apply for a full financial assessment as not doing this can cause delays and can effect your eligibility for other funding. You could also be eligible for the additional 28% of loan depending on your household income </li></ul><ul><li>Paid directly in to your bank account in 3 instalments per year (subject to attendance) </li></ul><ul><li>You will not usually have to pay this back until you are earning over £15,000 per year after you graduate </li></ul>
  10. 10. Maintenance Grant <ul><li>Means tested based on your household income </li></ul><ul><li>Up to £2,906 maximum per year </li></ul><ul><li>Further assistance is available for single parents, special support requirements and students with a disability </li></ul><ul><li>This does not have to be paid back </li></ul>
  11. 11. How to Apply <ul><li>For further information with regards to Higher Education Student Finance and also to apply please go to: </li></ul><ul><li>www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance </li></ul><ul><li>Customer helpline: 0845 300 5090 </li></ul><ul><li>You can apply from 16 March 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>If you prefer to apply on paper, you can request a PN1 application from Student Finance England at the above contact details </li></ul>
  12. 12. Newcastle College Bursary (Free Money!) <ul><li>Newcastle College offer a very generous bursary of £1,200 per year to students eligible for the full non-repayable Maintenance Grant </li></ul><ul><li>All other Higher Education home fees and European Union students studying at Newcastle College may receive a bursary of £600 per year </li></ul><ul><li>This does not normally have to be paid back </li></ul><ul><li>IMPORTANT: Please remember to apply for this through Student Services when you start your course </li></ul>
  13. 13. Access to Learning Fund (ALF) <ul><li>(Normally non-repayable) fund which can be applied for if your student income does not cover your living costs </li></ul><ul><li>If an emergency financial situation arises where parents and your bank can’t help </li></ul><ul><li>If you need a Short Term Loan until your Maintenance Loan arrives (this Short Term Loan element would be repayable upon receipt of your Maintenance Loan) </li></ul><ul><li>Assessed on your specific individual situation so financial award amounts and eligibility can vary. </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be used to pay your tuition fees </li></ul><ul><li>Apply through Student Services when you are on your course </li></ul>
  14. 14. Student Services Support <ul><li>Finance advice </li></ul><ul><li>Course advice (pre-course and on-course) </li></ul><ul><li>Counselling referral & welfare issues </li></ul><ul><li>Connexions and Next Step careers guidance (independent and impartial help with writing UCAS Personal Statements) </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation advice- visit our website </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to visit our stand in the marketplace or visit Student Services in Rye Hill House and talk to a Student Adviser for additional advice and guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Good luck with your future choices </li></ul>

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