Student Finance Explained

28 / 09 / 2020

This infographic has been created to support employers in conversations to explain student finance for those studying and looking to study a nursing degree. It provides a breakdown of the available financial support for student nurses and explains the repayment of these.

It has been created with a view to support employers to engage with potential nursing students at events and with local Higher Education Institutes that deliver nursing programmes.

The infographic was created in-conjunction with the nursing directorate in NHS England and NHS Improvement and with student nurses.

Applications for funding can be made up to nine months after the first day of the academic year for the course. It can take up to six weeks to process an application.

Please note, this information is accurate for English domiciled students studying at university in England.  Those studying blended learning degrees (which combine digital and traditional elements of learning) starting from January 2021 may also access this student finance. Those studying for a nursing degree through an apprenticeship route are not entitled to a student loan.

View and download the infographic.

We also have a printer-ready version available to send, if you wish to get some professionally printed. If so please email for a copy.

You can find out more about nursing education in our nursing web section.

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