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Support is available for February 2019 graduation ceremony

Are you due to attend the graduation ceremony next month but you’re struggling to cover the cost of the event? We are able to offer support to 10 graduands for the February ceremony in the form of the following package:

Posted in General advice and information

Welcome to Big Energy Saving Week 2019

Throughout next week (21st – 25th January) the Student Advice Service is supporting Big Energy Saving Week. This is a campaign run by Citizens Advice which aims to raise public awareness on saving money on your bills getting the best price for your energy and helping

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

University of Brighton bursary payment

Most new undergraduate September 2018 students eligible to receive the University of Brighton bursary should be receiving their first  instalment today. You should have received an email or letter with the University logo in to your inbox or added to the correspondence folder

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

Government grant for new parents

Are you pregnant or you’ve just had a baby/babies in the last few months? Are you unclear about the different funding opportunities open to you? If you are pregnant with your first child during your studies and need help with buying things for the

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Posted in Money Advice, Money, Grants and Bursaries

Grant available for arts and media students who are care experienced

Are you a final year student on an Arts, Media or Product Design (please note this list is not prescriptive) course and you need some additional money? Have you spent any time in the care of a local authority or you are care

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

Action required by students who receive a Childcare Grant from Student Finance England and Wales

This is an important message for any student who gets a Childcare Grant payment from Student Finance England or Wales. The time has come for you to send your funding provider up to date information about your recent childcare costs. Marco Verch via

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

Thinking about starting a new budget plan for 2019? Look no further than Student Advice

Did you overspend last term? Had a few too many expensive nights out or succumbed to that coat you couldn’t resist? Or perhaps you’ve struggled to stretch out your funding and have had to ask family to help out? You aren’t

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Thinking about new year resolutions? Student Advice helps you count the financial benefit

We all make them, we all break them but what if you could do something that would do you good, save you money and only lasts for 31 days……. Well you can!! How about giving up alcohol for January? It

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How to store possessions safely over the holidays and

Merry Christmas from the Student Advice Service! The Christmas vacation will soon be upon us and most of you will likely be away from your uni accommodation. If you live in a privately rented property your home could be a target

Posted in General advice and information

I don’t know if I’m on the right course. What do I do?

This is one of our most frequently asked questions in Student Advice, which means that it is not unusual to feel like this, particularly if you are coming to the end of your first term at uni.  If you’ve got some questions about any

Posted in General advice and information

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