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nancywheeler
nancywheeler Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hello. Me again. Whilst I’m here could anyone advise how i go about possible doing an open university degree part time whilst currently getting UC. How do I fund it? Do I have to get a student loan because my credit is shot to bits. Will this impact our claim? It’s something I’ve been thinking of for a while.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,116 Disability Gamechanger
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    If you're UC includes the LCWRA element for yourself then you can be a part time student without it affecting your UC. 

    If it includes the LCW then it will depend on what your claimant commitments are. 

    You can apply for a student loan to cover the fees I believe. They do not check your credit history for any student loan. Assuming you live in England this will help. loan-england-finance
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.

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