New Head of Corporate Affairs at the Student Loans Company

Adam Treslove has been appointed Head of Corporate Affairs for the Student Loans Company.  SLC is headquartered in Glasgow, with further offices in Darlington and Llandudno Junction.

Getting Clear on Student Finance

Students in England still have time to get their finances sorted for the 19/20 academic year.

#SignLanguageWeek signing the way to student finance

The Student Loans Company (SLC) is supporting Sign Language Week 2019 (18 - 24 March) with the launch of a new suite of British Sign Language (BSL) videos aimed at prospective students with deafness and hearing loss in England.

Student Loans Company announces new CEO

Paula Sussex has been named as the new CEO of the Student Loans Company (SLC). She takes up the role on Monday 17 September with Peter Lauener stepping down as interim CEO, a position he has held since November 2017.  

The clock is ticking for students in England to apply for student finance

Student Money Week brings finance to life for students

SLC firmly considers students to be customers and are determined to improve the customer service provided to them

Paula Sussex's speech to the NUS, Memberships Services Conference (Manchester 13 Aug):

Creating a work environment where people can open up about #MentalHealth

As a society we are becoming increasingly aware of mental health issues and the impact they have on all aspects of our lives.

Steve Lamey named as new CEO of Student Loans Company

The Student Loans Company (SLC) has today [19 May 2016] announced the appointment of Steve Lamey as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Lamey had a long career at HMRC holding a number of senior roles, including Chief Operations Officer, Chief Information Officer and latterly Chief Executive Officer and Commissioner - Benefits & Credits. Between 2000 and 2008, prior to joining HMRC, Mr Lamey was chief information officer and vice president of information management at the British Gas Group. More recently, his interim roles have included serving as Interim Directorat Equiniti, a specialist provider of technology, finance and administrative services in complex or regulated markets. Mr Lamey is expected to take up his new role at the SLC in June. Christian Brodie, Non-Executive Chairman of the SLC commented: “I am delighted to welcome Steve as our new CEO and look forward to drawing on his experience gained in a long career at HMRC and in the private sector. He is well placed to build on the excellent operational performance delivered in the last financial year by a high performing team led by David Wallace, as Interim Chief Executive.” Jo Johnson, Minister for Universities and Science said: “With record numbers going to university, the SLC is playing a vital role in making the dream of higher education a reality. I’m very grateful to David Wallace and the leadership team at SLC for their excellent work over the last seven months during this recruitment, and I look forward to working with Steve as we continue to deliver an outstanding service to students and a funding system which is fair and sustainable for taxpayers.” Steve Lamey said: “I relish the challenge that this role offers. I know from my discussions with the Chairman of SLC and others that I am inheriting a strong and cohesive team and I am looking forward to working with them to drive the continuous improvement of the Company.” The appointment comes after the Government published its Student Loans Repayment Strategy which seeks to ensure the student loan system remains sustainable and fair for taxpayers and borrowers. It includes measures to make it easier for borrowers to deal with the SLC and update on their circumstances, and to give the SLC a greater ability to track down those who are liable to repay but are not complying with their obligations. Ends Notes to Editors 1. The Student Loans Company delivers student finance for Higher Education and Further Education students on behalf of the UK Government and Devolved Administrations across the UK. 2. In 2014-15 SLC made payments in excess of £7bn to students studying in the UK, £7.5bn in tuition fees to learning providers and, working with HMRC, collected over £2bn in loan repayments from customers. 3. SLC employs 2,600 people at four sites, Glasgow (HQ), Hillington, Darlington and Llandudno. 4. David Wallace, Executive Director Finance, Strategy and Corporate Services and Deputy CEO was asked by the Board of SLC to act as Interim CEO during the recruitment and selection process, following the resignation   of SLC’s previous CEO in the Summer of last year. Press Office Student Loans Company 100 Bothwell Street Glasgow G2 7JD 0141 306 2120

The Student Loans Company (SLC) launches Graduate Apprenticeship Programme

A major Glasgow employer is helping to create the next generation of technology professionals as it launches its new Graduate Apprentice Scheme. The Student Loans Company (SLC), which employs 1,700 people in Glasgow, has six opportunities for graduate apprentices who will gain a degree in software development  and learn on the job as they work as part of the SLC team. Based in the organisation’s technology group, the apprentices will help to develop the systems and software SLC uses to effectively deliver student finance across the UK.  They will split their week between work and study, undertaking a degree programme at the University of Glasgow which has been designed with input from SLC. Lyndsey Gaja, SLC’s Organisational Design and Development Manager said:

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