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PhD Blog About Student Loans

Postgraduate Student Finance Doctoral Applications Are Now Open!

It's time to start applying for postgraduate student finance. Read some tips and advice from the experts at the Student Loans Company.

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The Realities of Funding a PhD with the UK Doctoral Loan

Have your funding applications been unsuccessful? This blog discusses what it's like to self fund with a UK doctoral loan, and what it might mean for your studies.

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How to Prepare for Your PhD Loan Application

PhD loan applications are open! Our handy checklist will help ensure yours is simple and successful.

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Doctoral Student Loans – A Few Things to Bear in Mind

You can now apply for a PhD loan for 2022! Here are a few things to bear in mind before you start your application.

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Where to Start With PhD Funding - A Very Simple Roadmap

Don't get lost looking for PhD funding. This simple guide will help you prioritise your search.

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UK Doctoral Loans Confirmed for EU Students

The UK Government has confirmed that its new £25,000 doctoral student loans will be available to EU citizens in 2018-19. There are also a few more new details about how the loans will work.

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UK Tuition Fee Changes - Will They Mean Anything for Postgraduates?

The recent announcements on UK student loans won't affect postgraduates directly, but they could still save you money. We've taken a closer look.

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PhD Loans and STEM Studentships - Further Updates for 2017

More details have emerged about the new UK PhD loans, including clarification of eligibility for EU applicants and existing students. The Government has also announced 1,000 new STEM PhD studentships.

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PhD Loans Update - New Details Emerge

The UK government has released new details of its planned PhD loans. Big changes include a complete separation from Research Council grants. We've summarised all the new information and looked at what's happening next.

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Postgraduate Loans Round-Up - Student Funding Across the UK

Postgraduate loans are now confirmed or proposed for students in all four UK countries. So, how do the different schemes compare?

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