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Resits and repeats – what happens to student funding?

  Taking resits at the end of the summer? Resubmitting work at the end of the summer? Repeating part or all of an academic year in 17/18? You need to know how this affects you financially, so read on: Firstly, if

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

Support and advice for carers #CarersWeek

Student Advice is supporting Carers Week 2017 Bournemouth Borough Council via Compfight We would like to encourage any student carers out there to come and talk to a Student Adviser about their financial situation. What we can offer: student funding checks

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Do you need some financial support over the summer?

Have you got a compulsory unpaid placement this summer?                   Are you having an operation or you have caring responsibilities? Are you a care leaver or a student with no family contact? Are

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

Last week of term = last chance to apply for hardship funds (sort of)

Did you know that the university has a suite of hardship funds open to students? There are different funds for students in different situations and it can be a bit of a minefield finding out what is available. Often we

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

Going to London, or anywhere? Keep your mobile phone safe

This isn’t a typical money blog message but having very recently seen this happen on a main road in London with my own eyes I felt compelled to share the warning. Emily Orpin via Compfight There are moped/motorcyclists cruising the streets

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LAST ORDERS FOR VOTING REGISTRATION

You have until midnight tonight to register to vote. The Times Higher Education posted an interesting article about how students can significantly influence the outcome of an election, but as we know, many do not register to vote. According to this article,

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Closing date approaching for different financial grants and incentives

There are a handful of grants still up for grabs this academic year Santander University of Brighton Travel Grants           This is a specific travel grant for students To find out more about this funding stream,

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

***newsflash***new Southern Rail strike announced 30th May

Counselman Collection via Compfight The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT union) have announced further industrial action in response to Southern Rail’s decision to run in excess of 8000 trains a year with only 1 member of on board staff. This action will

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Are you applying for next year’s student finance?

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.   Some students have already been assessed quickly and

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

Student Advice Service supports Mental Health Awareness Week

Hey Paul Studios via Compfight There are lots of activities happening this week in support of Mental Health Awareness, both locally and nationally. Mental health seems to be on everyone’s agenda. Last year, as part of National Student Money Week,

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