Applying for funding
This page gives a basic overview of the student finance application process and the types of evidence that you will be required to provide.
If you need an answer to your question quickly, and it isn't answered in the links below, please check our frequently asked questions first.
Finance for UK students
This page gives student finance information specific to students from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Finance for EU students
This page gives student finance information specific to students from countries within the European Union.
Funding part-time HNC/HND degrees
Students who are hoping to study a part-time HNC or HND programme are now able to receive funding for their course.
Self-funding your tuition
This is information for students who will be paying their fees directly, without taking out a student loan.
Postgraduate students are able to apply for a postgraduate loan from the UK government. The postgraduate loan is not income-assessed.
Company and organisational sponsors
This information is for students who are having their tuition fees paid by a corporate sponsor.
International finance schemes
Armed forces leavers
If you are currently serving in the armed forces or have left within the last five years, you may be able to partially fund your course through the Enhanced Learning Credits scheme.
Studied at university before?
If you've studied at university before, this may affect your eligibility for certain types of student finance.
Students with dependants
If you have children/dependants and are considering studying at university full-time, you may be eligible for further funding.
For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on a course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS). Solent University has been registered by the OfS in the register of English higher education providers. For more information please visit: www.officeforstudents.org.uk.