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Vacancies for Student Residential Advisors

The Residential Life team are recruiting now. We are looking for student volunteers like Estefano and Emily (pictured) to live and work in Halls during next academic year to support the student community in Halls and add to their positive university

Posted in Jobs and opportunities

University of Brighton Bursary update for new Feb 19 nurses

Do you think you’re eligible for a University of Brighton Bursary? Are you a on a Nursing course that started at the beginning of February 2019 and are normally resident in England or a non UK EU country? Have you

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

Additional funding for (some) Health Science students

Have you started studying a new Health Science course since September 2017? From 1 August 2017, new Nursing, Midwifery and (most) Allied Health Professionals on pre-registration courses apply for funding  through the standard student loan system. This applies to both September and February cohorts.

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

Working part time and paying tax – a student’s guide

Am I paying the right amount of tax? Everything you earn, whether from employment or self-employment, is liable to UK taxation if your earn more than £11,850 in a ‘tax year’ (April – April). The system works well for those who earn the same

Posted in Jobs and opportunities

Free Clarins treat for UoB students at Debenhams this Saturday 23rd Feb

Does your skin need a re-boost? This Saturday, February 23rd, you can have a free taste of Clarins products at Debenhams in Brighton as part of their new launch My Clarins. All you need to do is visit the Clarins counter at Debenhams for a

Posted in General advice and information

Money Week round up – what happens next?

As Money Week draws to a close for another year, we can take a breath and recharge. We’ll be reflecting on your input and sharing our findings through this blog in the next couple of weeks, so watch this space….

Posted in National Student Money Week

Money Week blog of the day – budget today to save for tomorrow

You may have seen our recent blog post on app-based banking and saving apps and using AI to help you save money (yes really). Today’s blog post goes ‘back to the old school’ …… Try a cash diet No, not actually

Posted in National Student Money Week

Money Week blog of the day – how to save on everyday spending by downshifting

What is downshifting? Downshifting is all about dropping a brand type at the supermarket when we go shopping by not falling for the glossy labels, layers of packaging and highly polished, perfectly  symmetrical fruit and veg. Is there a science to the

Posted in National Student Money Week

Money Week blog of the day – how banks can work for you

Making banks work for you – the techie way In our smartphone and tablet-driven world it’s no surprise that banking is changing dramatically, with the rise of banking and savings apps. These can actually prove useful in helping you ‘take

Posted in National Student Money Week

Welcome to Money Week 2019. Find out more about our activities this week

The Student Advice Service is once again delivering a Student Money Week campaign and we want YOU to get involved If you were studying here last year, you might be familiar with our pop up information stands and online advice, competitions

Posted in National Student Money Week

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