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Paying your fees in full by 1st November? You could be entitled to claim a rebate

  Did you know that the university offers a rebate scheme for students who pay their tuition fees in full by 1st November? What is it? An incentive called the Early Settlement Discount which is part of the university’s Tuition Fee Discount Schemes. Effectively it is a 5% reduction of

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

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

Do you need to contact Student Finance? Just Ask Us

        If you need to speak to your funding to ask them a question or provide them with some additional information, you may find this useful: Student Finance England – 0300 100 0607 Phone lines are open

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

Have you got a question about your student finance status?

Are you still waiting to receive your funding? There could be a number of reasons for this…….. You need to return your loan declaration form. This will be a pdf document attached to your online Student Finance England/Wales/NI/SAAS account. You

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

Pop up charity shop Moulsecoomb campus Wednesday 4th October

NOW! Charity are coming to Brighton Come along to Cockcroft Hall this Wednesday 4th October and fill your boots with all the useful second bargains. If you’re missing any household items, small appliances, crockery, bedding items or you’re after a change

Posted in General advice and information

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

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

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

Posted in General advice and information
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