SFNI Part-Time Tuition Fee Loan

Part-Time Tuition Fee Loan

From AY2017/18, the Department for the Economy will provide a tuition fee loan of up to £3,022.50 per academic year for students studying on undergraduate part-time courses or full-time distance learning courses.

The Part-time tuition fee loan (PT TFL) will be:

  • non-means tested;
  • reduced by the amount of fee grant entitlement;
  • paid directly to the student’s Higher Education Provider (HEP).

Attendance and Registration Guidance


Guidance document 

2017 Workshop


Workshop presentation - May 2017 

Stakeholder Awareness Seminar

SLC held a Stakeholder Awareness Seminar for Higher Education Providers on 8 February 2017.

The plenary presentation and policy summary documents are available here:

Plenary presentation

SFNI 2017/18 Part-Time Loan Policy Summary document


Queries relating to SFNI Part-Time Loans should be directed to HEP Services.