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COVID-19 Financial support for families

These are uncertain times for us all, and it can be tricky to keep on top of the ever-changing guidance and information we are being given on a daily basis. If you are a student with a family and are

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Thinking about taking time out from your undergraduate course? Let us explain the financial implications

We are in very strange times, and some students may be thinking about giving up their course altogether, or possibly taking a break until things feel a bit more normal. We call suspending your studies ‘intermission’. We receive a lot

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COVID-19 Government help for self-employed workers

The Government have announced a new Income Support Scheme, to support self-employed people who have been adversely affected by COVID-19. This may be relevant to you or a self-employed partner. We are not claiming to be employment law specialists or

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Apply to Student Finance now

While things may be quiet for some and you’re wondering how to fill those evenings whilst stuck indoors, you could do worse than get your funding sorted for next year. Online applications are open for new and returning full-time undergraduates.

Posted in Money Advice, Money, Grants and Bursaries

BEWARE gov.uk ‘Covid-19 Relieve’ is a scam

For anyone checking gov.uk for updates about government advice or support, please check on the https://www.gov.uk/ link direct. Try to avoid clicking on links via text or social media (including this one, for the time being!) Unfortunately, there are a

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Important message for students seeking financial advice

Have you got a question about your student finance or anything else money related? The Student Advisers are still working, albeit offering online and telephone advice only. Please email us in the first instance with your question and we will

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Government announces changes for those in receipt of DWP Benefits

Are you in receipt of DWP Benefits? In light of the news surrounding the Coronavirus, the government has announced this statement for people who might be waiting for work capability or any other in-person assessments relating to Employment and Support

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STOP PRESS: Student Money Week is coming

The Student Advice team are back on the road later this month with our event of the year, Student Money Week. This year’s theme is ‘Live Healthy, Spend Healthy’. Come and see the Student Advisers and get some great advice

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice, National Student Money Week

Thinking of applying for Personal Independence Payment (PIP)? We can guide you through the process

Are you a student who has ongoing mobility problems and/or needs help with daily living tasks, such as washing, dressing, preparing and planning a meal? You may be eligible to apply for Personal Independence Payment, or ‘PIP’ as it commonly

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Running out of money? Come and talk to Student Advice

For students who start their academic year in September, it is a long wait until the next instalment of student finance will drop on April 27th. If you’re worried about having enough money to cover 2 months rent, or saving

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