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Students: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Education

UIN 35005, tabled on 25 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to help ensure students can continue to access student finance during the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

21 April 2020

The Student Loans Company will continue to make scheduled tuition payments to providers for the remainder of the current, 2019/20, academic year.

Students will also continue to receive scheduled payments of loans towards their living costs for 2019/20. Both tuition and living costs payments will continue irrespective of closures or whether learning has moved online.

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