The following information illustrates the support available to Home students, resident in England in 2018-19.
Student Finance England offer means tested loans/grants for Higher Education, so they may be able to offer HE students some money towards their course.
Once students have applied for courses through UCAS, it is important that they begin to complete their application for student finance. Applicants can do this via the link: www.gov.uk/studentfinance
It is really important that applicants apply for funding as soon as possible in order to ensure their funding is in place. It can take at least six weeks to process applications. Applicants don’t need a confirmed place and can use their preferred course and change the details later.
For students who live elsewhere in the UK further information about financial support can be found on the following government websites:
Walsall College does not make provision directly for International Students.
Walsall College HE students may also be eligible for one of the following Walsall College Bursary funds:
HE students will be potentially eligible to receive support from only one category of Bursary awards. Payments will be made on a termly basis. Part time Bursary awards (for any bursary) will be paid at 50% that of a full-time award where eligible.
Successful applicants for all Bursary awards will receive payment based on:
Apply online through the Online Bursary Applications System
If you require any support with your application for funding please contact our Student Services Team in the atrium. Alternatively, please give us a call on 01922 657000 and ask to speak to a member of the guidance staff.
Higher Education students with a support need can apply for Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) using the following link - https://www.gov.uk/disabled-students-allowances-dsas/overview
The support provided is determined by an external assessor and outlined in the students individual access report.
Please search course level information on our Higher Education course information pages
The Office for Fair Access is the independent regulator of fair access to higher education in England.An access agreement sets out a university or college’s fee limits and the access measures it intends to put in place e.g. outreach work and financial support.
The Access Agreement between Walsall College and the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) covers all full time Home & EU students admitted in the academic year 18/19. The College’s Mission and Strategic Plan outlines a clear commitment to widening and increasing participation in Higher Education, regardless of any potential barriers associated with previous experience, background or any other factors.