A. There's no simple answer to this question, which is about your employment status.
Status is complex but most students get jobs as employees, working for someone rather than working for themselves. Some students genuinely work for themselves but it is always wise to check that your status really is self-employed.
A. HM Revenue & Customs is only responsible for the collection of student loans and not for any other aspect of their administration.
If you normally live in:
If you have you now finished your course of study and would like more details on how and when you will repay your loan(s):
Did you start higher education on or after 1 September 1998? - see GOV.UK - Repaying student loans (courses starting from 1998) (Opens new window)
Did you start higher education before September 1998? - see GOV.UK - Repaying student loans (courses starting before 1998) (Opens new window)