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Learning Support Fund for new Health Science students

Additional non repayable funds are now available to new 1st year, full time, undergraduate, pre-registration Health Science students receiving the standard 2017 package of student support from Student Loans Company (comprising the Maintenance and Tuition Fee Loans + other supplementary grants (if applicable) assessed by SLC). The additional funds come

Posted in Money Advice, Money, Grants and Bursaries

Changes to Student Advice Service provision – east coast only

We have made a slight change to our service delivery on the east side as the newest Adviser on the block, Madeleine Smith, is now fully up and running. You may have already met Madeleine at Eastbourne or Hastings as although a newish face

Posted in General advice and information

Increase to rail fares including Unizone and planned industrial action on Monday 8th January

Éole Wind via Compfight As you may already be aware, the cost of rail travel increased on Monday 2nd January. This is across the local network and further afield. This includes the Southern Unizone fares as follows: Weekly: £17.40 Monthly:

Posted in General advice and information

Bus fare increases announced for Brighton and Hove Buses

Students are amongst those affected by the fare increases announced by Brighton and Hove Bus company today. These increases will apply from next month and you can find the full table of amended fares here: http://www.buscms.com/BrightonBuses2016/uploadedfiles/Fares_Change.pdf     In short,

Posted in General advice and information

Are you waiting to hear about the outcome of a recent Student Support Fund application?

Students who submitted a complete application with all supporting documents and evidence on or before Monday 27th November should hear the outcome of their application by the end of this week, ie Friday 15th December. Applications are processed on the Moulsecoomb campus

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

Important message for Health Science students who started a course in September 2017

-via Compfight Are you studying on a new full time undergraduate Health Science programme*, which started in September? Is your course longer than 30 term time weeks (+ 3 days) across the whole academic year? Are you uncertain about the amount

Posted in Money Advice, Money, Grants and Bursaries

Stand up to Black Friday – 24th November 2017

Running out of money? Overwhelmed by nonsense junk in the inbox, adverts, billboards and media coverage pressuring you to buy stuff? Had enough of Black Friday already? You are not alone and there is an alternative – Buy Nothing Day #SHOPLESSLIVEMORE

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Apply NOW for the Student Support Fund in order to be considered before Christmas

  The Student Support Fund is one of the university hardship funds. Applications are open all year round, from September – June, and the fund is open to all Home undergrad, PGCE and postgrad students. EU undergrad students receiving the standard student

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

Financial Capability Week – what’s in it for you?

The Student Advisers here at University of Brighton are supporting Financial Capability Week, which is taking place this week. This is part of the wider Financial Capability Strategy in the UK and the focus is to get more people talking

Posted in Money Advice

It’s National Sandwich Day – What do Student Advisers munch for lunch?

  Home-made delights such as tortilla flatbreads and pizza                             Leftovers all wrapped up – chicken or falafel               Goodness in

Posted in Money Advice
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