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Grants available for MPharm students

Have you heard of Pharmacist Support? They are an independent charity supporting those working within or connected to the Pharmacy profession. Part of this commitment is to assist Pharmacy students undertaking the 4 or 5 year MPharm programme who are experiencing financial

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Continuing students – Look out for letters from SLC this week regarding overpayments

Some of you will receive letters this week telling you been overpaid by student finance. The letters could appear at your term time address, home address, by email or direct into your correspondence folder within your online account. If you

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

Waiting for exam results? Worried about paying for an extra year of study? We can help

We know that this can be a difficult time for some students waiting to hear the outcome of  exams and assessments. Feeling uncertain about the prospect of paying for an unforeseen additional year of study can understandably add to this anxiety, so we want

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

Do you need additional financial support over the long summer vacation?

Are you having an operation or you have caring responsibilities? Are you a care leaver or a student with no family contact? Are you unable to work over the long summer vacation and you have rent to pay? Help is

Posted in General advice and information, Money, Grants and Bursaries

Scam Awareness Month runs through June

We want to bring this campaign to your attention. Throughout June, advice agencies are working together to promote staying safe online, keeping your financial information safe and not falling victim to tireless and ruthless scammers. We know that students can be

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Important message for anyone eligible for (or potentially eligible for) DWP Benefits

Most students are not eligible to claim DWP (Department for Work and Pension) Benefits, however there are groups of students who may have additional needs or responsibilities who are entitled to additional help from the government. You may already be

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Student Support Fund. Have you applied this year?

Have you recently made an application to the Student Support Fund? The deadline for continuing students to make an application is this Friday 8th June. The Student Advice team needs to have all of your supporting evidence by this date in order

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Continuing your studies next year? Take a break from exams and apply for next year’s funding

Students need to apply for funding each year of the academic course. Many of you will have already received a reminder either by text or email encouraging you to reapply as soon as possible.   Student Advice can help guide you through

Posted in General advice and information, Money, Grants and Bursaries

The Student Advice Service is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week

We know that money worries have a significant impact on our mental wellbeing and the pressures of managing your money on a tight student budget is very stressful. In 2016 we, along with our universities, asked our students to comment

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

Student Support Fund (continuing student deadline)

Did you know that the university operates an additional funds scheme which is open to all students? These funds are managed by the Student Advice Service. They are not Bursaries or Scholarships – which are managed by different departments. There are different funds for different situations

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

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