There's a lot of information required about student finance arrangements apart from your student loan.
This section on the site is here to cut to the chase and help you with all financial arrangements. There's plenty of money around to help you cut your debt mountain before and during university. Just search online and also discuss with your college and tutors to see what's available. The following guides will help you in your question.
Loan and Finance Guides
These finance guides are up to date to help all students with anything of a financial