Students with bad credit histories can still secure loans. A student with a bad credit is viewed more favourably than a non student with similar bad credit. However, a loan will incur higher interest and the loan amount may be lower.
You can improve your credit score if you take up a bad credit student loan, maintain regular payments and pay off the loan within the agreed period. There are two types of bad credit loans. The first are secured loans and they require collateral. They are not a realistic option for most students. The second type are unsecured loanswhich are harder to get but are possible.
Finding UK Student Loans Bad Credit Lenders
Research lenders' websites. Find out their rates, ask if they belong to a governing body. If in doubt, consult the Financial Services Authority. Avoid making a large number of multiple applications as this may have an adverse effect on your credit score. To avoid harming your credit rating whilst seeking a loan, it is best to approach a broking firm, who will make applications for you, with a better chance of success.