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Be aware – Amazon Prime and TV License SCAMS

  We all rely on internet and mobile shopping and banking these days, but this makes us vulnerable to phishing and scammers trying to get a fast buck at our expense. Amazon scam This relates to Amazon Prime trial renewal:

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University of Brighton Bursary

Are you expecting a payment from the university? Eligible students who have been awarded a University of Brighton bursary should receive the first  instalment in the next couple of days. If you are unsure about whether you should qualify for

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Support is available for graduands attending the winter ceremonies

Are you due to attend the graduation ceremony in February 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:

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Find out where to vote in the general election this Thursday 12th December

Lost your polling card? No problem. You don’t actually need your polling card to vote in the election on Thursday. What you do need to know is where your polling station is, which is determined by your postcode. Just enter

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Staying local over Christmas? Student Advice has some suggestions of things to do

Staying in Brighton or Eastbourne over Christmas? If you’re looking for some ideas of free and affordable things to do over the festive season, we’ve got some suggestions for you. Christmas Carol Service: Wednesday 11th December, St Andrews Church, Moulsecoomb,

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Wellbeing Week Shopping Basket Challenge – THE RESULTS

Thank you to everyone who studied our 2 shopping baskets last week and entered the competition to win a bag of groceries. We presented you with a list of everyday items and asked you to guess the difference between the

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What is the true cost of a premium brand shop? Wellbeing Week challenge

As part of Wellbeing Week, the Student Advice Service is setting our students a challenge. Can you really taste the difference in everyday store cupboard favourites? And if you can, do you know what the true price difference is? We

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Student Advice Service is supporting Wellbeing Week. Come and join us

The Student Advisers love nothing more than getting out on campus and chatting to students. We’re taking the opportunity to get involved in Wellbeing Week by having a pop up information stall at each campus throughout the week where we’ll be

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Travelling over the Christmas period?  Book your tickets now to get the best deals

If you know you will be going back to the family home for Christmas, now is the time to book your tickets to make sure you don’t end up being charged far too much. If your journey takes you across

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Do you need to apply to the Student Support Fund? Here are the important dates and deadlines

If you are thinking about making an application for the Student Support Fund, you need to be aware of some important dates and deadlines. If you submit a complete application with all the required documents on or before Monday 25th

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