In a nutshell: if you decide to do a year abroad as part of your degree,you’ll still get your Student Finance as normal (and maybe even more!). In the majority of cases,you won’t pay any tuition fees at your host university abroad.
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Do I have to pay more to study abroad?
If you’re studying abroad for less than a full academic year, you may have to pay more, as the figures in the table above only apply to students spending a whole year abroad.
Do I need to update my student finance application if studying abroad?
If you had planned to study abroad but will now be studying online with your overseas provider, you檒l need to update your student finance application. Normally, students studying abroad for a year of their course would be entitled to a higher amount of Maintenance Loan to help with the costs of living overseas.
Do I need a loan to study abroad in the UK?
However, in most cases, your tuition should be covered by a Tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance Wales, which we cover in more detail here. As is the case when you’re studying in the UK as a Welsh student, you should be entitled to receive a mix of both a Maintenance Loan and Maintenance Grant while you’re studying abroad.
How can I get funding to study abroad?
You should speak to the university or college you檙e thinking of studying at to see if there is any funding you could get. Normally, students studying abroad for a year of their course would be entitled to a higher amount of Maintenance Loan to help with the costs of living overseas.