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Additional funding for (some) Health Science students

Have you started studying a new Health Science course since September 2017? From 1 August 2017, new Nursing, Midwifery and (most) Allied Health Professionals on pre-registration courses apply for funding  through the standard student loan system. This applies to both September and February cohorts.

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

Free Clarins treat for UoB students at Debenhams this Saturday 23rd Feb

Does your skin need a re-boost? This Saturday, February 23rd, you can have a free taste of Clarins products at Debenhams in Brighton as part of their new launch My Clarins. All you need to do is visit the Clarins counter at Debenhams for a

Posted in General advice and information

How to Crowdfund your big ideas at University of Brighton

What is Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is an innovative concept where funds are raised from a crowd towards a common cause or project. Over the past 5 years, crowdfunding has helped more than 50 UK universities generate over £1.2 million in funding for

Posted in General advice and information, Jobs and opportunities

Have you heard about Credit Unions?

Are you looking to open a new savings account or you want to find out more about alternatives to the high street banks? A Credit Union could be the place for you. These are community based saving and lending schemes

Posted in General advice and information

Big Energy Saving Week midweek update

The Student Advisers are talking to students (and staff) this week about saving on bills, switching provider and energy tariffs Water seems to be the hot topic of the week so far Most of get our water supply from Southern Water, but there is

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

Support is available for February 2019 graduation ceremony

Are you due to attend the graduation ceremony next month 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:

Posted in General advice and information

Welcome to Big Energy Saving Week 2019

Throughout next week (21st – 25th January) the Student Advice Service is supporting Big Energy Saving Week. This is a campaign run by Citizens Advice which aims to raise public awareness on saving money on your bills getting the best price for your energy and helping

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

How to store possessions safely over the holidays and

Merry Christmas from the Student Advice Service! The Christmas vacation will soon be upon us and most of you will likely be away from your uni accommodation. If you live in a privately rented property your home could be a target

Posted in General advice and information

I don’t know if I’m on the right course. What do I do?

This is one of our most frequently asked questions in Student Advice, which means that it is not unusual to feel like this, particularly if you are coming to the end of your first term at uni.  If you’ve got some questions about any

Posted in General advice and information

Staying in Brighton over Christmas? Find out what festive activities are happening locally….

If you’re looking for some activities to join in with over the festive season, we want to give you some suggestions of free (or cheap) activities you can get involved with: International Student Christmas Lunch (everyone is welcome) When? Thursday 20th

Posted in General advice and information

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