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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

(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 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

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

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

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

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

How safe is your information?

If you access the internet on the move via wifi, connect with people via social media, use internet banking, buy anything on Amazon, sell on Ebay especially using a mobile device…..and so much more, you could do a lot worse than invest a few minutes of

Posted in Money Advice

Time is running out for the old pound coin so shake out your coin stashes

Say hello to the new……………………..    Wave goodbye to the old…………………….   The round one pound coin will no longer be legal tender from midnight this Sunday 15th October, so shops, bars, cafes, restaurants etc will be able to refuse them should

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

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