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Money saving tips for Christmas travel

For those of us making travel plans over the festive period, things can get a bit hectic come December, so try to plan ahead and get your tickets as far in advance as possible. If your journey takes you through London and

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Are you worried about making ends meet this side of Christmas?

The university has additional funding available for students who find themselves in financial difficulty. The main fund is called the Student Support Fund and we typically receive in the region of 1000 applications throughout the academic year. Applications are open

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You can get help with the cost of prescriptions, glasses, dentist and other health essentials

Did you know that students are eligible to apply for reduced health costs from the NHS? We can tell you how You have to complete a form and send evidence (in a freepost envelope which comes with the form) to support your

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Have you got a question about your student finance?

Have you been assessed but you think you should be receiving more? Have you been assessed but you’re not sure what it all means? Have you been assessed but you’re still waiting for your funding? Are you still waiting to

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It’s National Curry Week – so celebrate with a tried and tested affordable recipe

Joy of joy National Curry Week 2018 is here and we’re getting involved by sharing some of our tasty team favourites with you. We have compiled some recipes and priced up the ingredients so you can see how cheap these

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Paying your fees in full by 1st November? You could be entitled to claim a rebate

Did you know that the university offers a rebate scheme for students who pay their tuition fees in full by 1st November? What is it? An incentive called the Early Settlement Discount which is part of the university’s Tuition Fee Discount Schemes. Effectively it is a 2.5% reduction of your annual tuition

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Student Advice is here to help you access funding and manage your money

We hope our new and returning students are now in the full swing of things and enjoying uni life after the summer break. For many new starters, getting to grips with your finances can be a bit of struggle. That’s

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Student Finance news for new Paramedic Practice students starting a course in 2018

We want to make sure our Paramedics are getting the maximum funding they are entitled to and as the funding arrangements for Paramedics has changed fundamentally this year, we know that there is some confusion around funding for this particular course. Here’s the

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Savvy shopping saves pennies and pounds

Be a savvy shopper For many the weekly shop will be a very familiar task, but for others, especially if you’ve moved from a family home, it can be quite an overwhelming experience, particularly when you’re working on a tight

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Travel cheap, buy in advance

One of our most popular questions at this time of year is “what’s the cheapest way to get to uni?” It’s a very good question and if you read on, you’ll hopefully find some useful information……. Trains If you get a

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