Information for Graduates
If You're Jobhunting
If You've Got A Job
If you are earning over £21,000 (rising to £25,000 in April 2018) you will start repaying your student loan. The Student Loans Company Repayment web-site explains how repayment works.
It is a sad fact of life that, every month, a proportion of your salary will go straight to the taxman. This Money Advice Service website explains how tax and National Insurance work.
You will also pay tax and National Insurance if you are self-employed. This Money Advice Service website explains how tax and National Insurance work when you're self-employed.
If You're Thinking About Further Study
Student Finance England now offer loans to taught postgraduate students.
Student Finance England will start offering loan to research postgraduate students in 2018/19 (details will be made available here once released by Student Finance England).
There are other sources of funding for further study. Details are available here.
Details of Durham University's funding for postgraduate study is available here.
Budgeting is even more important once you're out in the big wide world on your own!
This Money Advice Service website provides information on dealing with student loan and credit card debt after graduation.