Apply as early as possible to get everything in place and to help yourself sort out your budgets.
You can simply apply by creating an online account: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance
Few things you’ll need at hand to start applying:
– UK Passport details (in date) OR Birth Certificate
– Your university or college course details.
Don’t know what you’ll be studying for yet? Pick the course you’re most likely to study, you can update course details in your account later once you know for sure.
– Your UK bank details
– National Insurance Number