Student Finance Wales service updates

Updates on the Student Finance Wales service: products, procedures, Welsh modernisation and links to practitioner resources.

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SFW 2018/19 full-time application service now open!


The Student Finance Wales full-time undergraduate application service for AY 2018/19 is now open. New students should apply online. There's a range of resources on our practitioner website.

Welsh repayment threshold change and Tuition fee level for 2018/19


Kirsty Williams, Cabinet Secretary for Education in Wales, has released a Written Ministerial Statement

SFW part-time grant applications for AY 2017/18 now open


Continuing students who started their course on or before 1 September 2014 can apply for a part-time grant now.

SFW part-time loan applications for 2017/18 now open


Part-time students who started their course on or after 1 September 2014 can apply now for student finance for academic year 2017/18.

2017/18 SFW Postgraduate application service is now open


Students in Wales starting a postgraduate Master’s course from 1 August 2017 can now apply for a Postgraduate Loan.

SFW part-time loan students can now apply!


New and continuing part-time students who started their course on or after 1 September 2012 can apply now.

Student Finance Wales 2015/16 Disabled Students Allowance guidance chapter


A number of updates have been made to the Student Finance Wales 2015/16 Disabled Students Allowance guidance chapter.

SFW 2016/17 printed quick guides available to pre order now!


Our popular, free printed Student Finance Wales quick guides are back and available to pre order now!

Proposed changes to the Welsh Student Support Regulations for 2016/17


A Student Finance Wales Information Notice (SFWIN) has been published today regarding amendments to the Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2015

Student Finance Wales – Resources for Clearing 2015


With the UCAS Clearing about to begin, SLC have created specific advice and resources on the clearing process.

Student Finance Wales deadline for full-time applications has passed


The deadline for new and continuing full-time students from Wales to get their student finance in time for the start of term has passed, but students can still apply.

Part-time Loans service for 2015/16 is now open


We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2015/16 Student Finance Wales service for new and continuing part-time loans students.