Existing Policy and a Revision of– The Education (Student Support) (No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009/373 (The Student Support Regulations)

Date published: 11 March 2021

The Student Support Regulations provide for support for students undertaking designated higher education courses.

The Regulations set out the rules for matters on:

  • personal eligibility
  • course eligibility

as well as the assessment methodology and different rates that apply for different student support products including:

  • fee loans
  • maintenance loans
  • various grant products.

Also amending regulations are made annually to incorporate fee rate changes and any other changes required. Each set of amending regulations is screened individually.

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