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2012 saw Government funding of higher education change. Consequently, Cardiff University is charging a tuition fee of £9,000 per annum to new undergraduate students beginning their studies from September 2015 onwards. This will ensure that the University’s high-calibre research-led teaching is protected, and the vibrant student experience enjoyed by our students will be maintained and continually improved.
Students from Wales can apply for a (repayable) tuition fee loan of up to £3,810 per year to cover the initial tuition fee cost (subject to terms and conditions). This loan only has to be repaid after you finish your studies and earn a salary in excess of £21,000p/a. You may also be eligible for a (non repayable) Welsh Government tuition fee grant of up to £5,190, subject to terms and conditions, to cover the remaining tuition fee balance.
You can apply for a Maintenance Loan to help with your living costs. What you receive will depend on your personal circumstances.
The maximum amounts available for new students starting university entry 2015/16 are:
The amount of Maintenance Loan you receive depends on your household income and any grant you receive.
If you’re a full-time student, you could qualify to receive a (non repayable) grant towards your living costs called The Assembly Learning Grant. The amount you receive depends upon your household income.
For entry 2015/16, new students are entitled to:
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