There are three categories of students in the UK – Home (British/Settled), EU and International. All universities have different entry requirements and conditions for these categories but if you are UK Resident you have special privileges, such as chipper Tuition Fees and Student Loans from the Government known as Student Finance.
Can Brazilians living in England apply to a UK University as Home Students?
In order to be accepted as a Home student with all applicable advantages, a foreigner (Brazilian) must live and must have been living continuously in the UK as a UK Resident.
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What type of Student Finance you can apply for?
a) Loan for Tuition Fee
This is the fee that universities charge for providing higher education. Your UNI sets your tuition fee, and the loan is paid directly to them. You have to pay it back.
b) Maintenance Loan
This loan covers some of your living costs and it is paid directly into your bank account in 3 instalments at the start of each term. You have to pay the loan back.
You can apply for some extra money on top of your loan if you are a parent, have a disability or some adult dependants on you. You don't have to pay back the grant.
Read in Portuguese if you are eligible to apply for Tuition fee
Read in Portuguese if you are eligible for Maintenance loan
Read in Portuguese if you are eligible to apply for Grant
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All you need to know about the Maintenance Loan now in Portuguese! Can you apply if you have Universal Credit or you are currently Unemployed or you are Self-employed or you are under the age of 25?