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Important message for anyone eligible for (or potentially eligible for) DWP Benefits

Most students are not eligible to claim DWP (Department for Work and Pension) Benefits, however there are groups of students who may have additional needs or responsibilities who are entitled to additional help from the government. You may already be

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Student Support Fund. Have you applied this year?

Have you recently made an application to the Student Support Fund? The deadline for continuing students to make an application is this Friday 8th June. The Student Advice team needs to have all of your supporting evidence by this date in order

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Continuing your studies next year? Take a break from exams and apply for next year’s funding

Students need to apply for funding each year of the academic course. Many of you will have already received a reminder either by text or email encouraging you to reapply as soon as possible.   Student Advice can help guide you through

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

The Student Advice Service is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week

We know that money worries have a significant impact on our mental wellbeing and the pressures of managing your money on a tight student budget is very stressful. In 2016 we, along with our universities, asked our students to comment

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

Student Support Fund (continuing student deadline)

Did you know that the university operates an additional funds scheme which is open to all students? These funds are managed by the Student Advice Service. They are not Bursaries or Scholarships – which are managed by different departments. There are different funds for different situations

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

(Nearly) all you ever wanted to know about student finance overpayments but were afraid to ask

  It is important that you understand the full implications of any changes which may affect your student finance amount and what happens if you have been overpaid any money. We see many students each year who have been overpaid so

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice, Student Finance News

Final year undergraduate and PGCE applications to the Student Support Fund

  Have you recently submitted an application to the Student Support Fund as a final year student? The final year/PGCE student deadline was Friday 4th May, but as long as you submitted a COMPLETE application to any of the Student

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

Are you a first year undergraduate EU student receiving a Tuition Fee Loan? You may be eligible for a bursary

All first year EU students receiving a Tuition Fee Loan can be considered for a University of Brighton bursary as long as they fulfil the standard eligibility criteria. The amount you could receive is up to £2000 which is not

Posted in Money, Grants and Bursaries

Important message for 2nd and 3rd year Health Science students

Are you a continuing student nurse, midwife or other health practitioner? Have you receive a letter which looks like this? We understand that there is a national issue affecting 600 students at approximately 20 universities who have been incorrectly assessed by SFE this

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

Final year and PGCE students are you worried about your finances?

Have you got a question about anything money related? You want to check your funding entitlement now You want to know what happens about loan repayments You want to ask about your student account You’ve got a plan and you

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

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