Current processing position as of 25 July 2017

  • Students who applied by the 30 June Guarantee Date will now have heard from us;
  • We are now dealing with applications and correspondence received in July and are on track to completing this group by the end of August;
  • Once we have completed all applications and correspondence received in July, we will move on to progressing applications and correspondence received in August and will provide a further update on timescales for this group at the end of August

If you did send us your application and/or correspondence after the Guarantee Date please be assured that any funding due to you that is not in place for the start of your course will be backdated.

When we do contact you it will be by email or by posting a message to your SAAS Account. Please note we will use the email address you provided on your application.  Your Award Letter and updates on your application will be sent to your SAAS Account.  Simply log into your online account and look underneath ‘Applications’.  If your application has been processed and if you have been awarded funding, your Award Notice will be here for you to view and download.

Applications

We will process your application as far as possible with the information received. To allow us to fully assess your award, please ensure you complete your application correctly and send us all appropriate supporting evidence (if required) immediately. If we have to write to you for further information relating to your application or to ask for further supporting evidence, this may delay your full award being processed.

Undergraduate and Nursing/Midwifery funding

Apply by 30 June we are committed to ensuring that we process all applications and any supporting evidence before the start of your course.

Applications and supporting evidence received by 30 June:

If we received your application and any supporting evidence by 30 June, you will hear from us by email before the start of your course. Please note we will use the email address you provided on your application form.

We are on track to meet our commitment.

Applications received from 1 July:

Our priority is to process all applications received by 30 June to meet our guarantee commitment. Once we have met this commitment we will begin processing applications and supporting evidence received after this date, however, we cannot ensure that you will hear from us before the start of your course.

When we do contact you it will be by email. Please note we will use the email address you provided on your application.

Application for other types of funding

Application turnaround times
Application type Turnaround time
Postgraduate 21 days from receipt
Part-time Fee Grant 21 days from receipt
Disabled Student Allowance 21 days from receipt

Supporting Evidence

Please see our supporting information section on what documents we may need and how to send them to us.