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Increase in financial support for higher education students proposed

Tue, 14 May 2019


The government has announced plans to increase the level of maintenance support available to students studying at higher education level. 

Subject to Tynwald approval, from 1 September the maximum maintenance support for qualifying students studying in the UK will increase from £5,500 to £7,500 a year. 

Students studying in London and any country outside the UK will also see an increase from £6,000 to £8,000. 

For students studying at University College Isle of Man, the maintenance grant has also been increased for non-degree courses from £2,500 to £2,750 and for degree course from £4,000 to £5,000. 


 

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