Film description: Starting uni or college this year? Find out how to make sure you get your student finance in time by following our three simple steps.
On screen: Getting paid
Before the start of term you'll want to make sure your student finance is sorted. That's why it's important for you to complete the following steps!
On screen: 1. Supporting evidence
On screen: An evidence checklist appears which lists: National Insurance number, Identity evidence, Bank details
First check that you've submitted your application with the correct supporting evidence if required
On screen: 2. Register at uni or college
Then register at your university or college, we won't make your first payment until you do
Also, make sure your bank account details are up to date.
On screen: A computer screen showing the SFE log in page
The easiest way to do this is by logging on to your account. Your account will also show your payment dates and status.
Your Tuition Fee Loan will be paid in 3 installments directly to your university or college
Maintenance loans will also be paid at the same time throughout the academic year.
You should allow a few working days for the funds to be paid into your bank account.
It's that easy!