Scam emails about Student Finance or Student Loans

18 September 2014

We advise you to be vigilant of scam emails that are being sent to students pretending to be from the Student Loans Company or Student Finance England.

The Student Loans Company, Student Finance England or the University of Westminster will never ask you to provide your username and password, or verify your account details in an email.

You are strongly advised to delete such emails immediately.

If you believe your email account has been compromised, that is, if you have opened a link from a suspicious email, replied to one, or given out any of your personal details, you should change all your Westminster passwords and the passwords of any external accounts associated with your Westminster email address. If you have responded to a phishing email with any bank details, you should contact your bank immediately.

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The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

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