2017 to 2018 Academic Year Postgraduate Forms
Forms to apply for student finance, update your application or provide additional information. Read the form descriptions to make sure you complete the correct form. Sending the incorrect form could delay your application.
- Application Forms
- Change of Circumstances
- Changing your finance
- Disability Forms
Apply for student finance
Applications for academic year 2017 to 2018 are no longer available to download. If due to compelling personal reasons you still wish to apply for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan for 2017 to 2018 you can contact our postgraduate helpline for an application form.
Forms to support your application
As part of your application for student finance you may be told to complete one or more of the following forms.
Birth or Adoption Certificate form 2017/18
Form to help prove your identity if you don't have a passport. You will need to include your original birth or adoption certificate when you return your completed form.PDF 993.0KB
UK Employment Status form 2017/18
Form to help define your residency and employment status to support your loan application.PDF 1.2MB
Document Return form 2017/18
Form to help link your returned documents to your application. Download and return one of these with any supporting documents you send us.PDF 738.3KB
Change of Circumstances
Let us know about any changes as soon as you can
Use this form to tell us if you've:
- changed your name or address
- changed university or college
- changed course
- changed from full-time to part-time study
- left your course or suspended your studies
- your course tuition fee amount has changed
Once we know about your change we'll write to you to let you know how this affects your entitlement.
Changing your finance
Changing how much you'd like to borrow
The following form is used to make changes to any funding you've already applied for or to add additional finance. You may be able to make these changes through your student finance account.
Students with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability
The following forms are used to apply for Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs). DSAs are available if you have a disability, physical disability, long-term health condition, mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty.
Disabled Students' Allowances Application form (full) 2017/18
Application form for Disabled Students’ Allowances.PDF 371.7KB
Disabled Students' Allowances notes 2017/18
Guidance notes to help you complete your Disabled Students' Allowances Application form.PDF 142.9KB
Claiming reimbursement for DSAs related costs
If you're eligible for Disabled Students' Allowances you may need to also complete the following form during the academic year to claim back for purchases made in relation to your DSAs.
All postgraduate forms should be returned to:Student Finance NI
Ballee Road West