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Student Advice is here to help you access funding and manage your money

We hope our new and returning students are now in the full swing of things and enjoying uni life after the summer break. For many new starters, getting to grips with your finances can be a bit of struggle. That’s

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Savvy shopping saves pennies and pounds

Be a savvy shopper For many the weekly shop will be a very familiar task, but for others, especially if you’ve moved from a family home, it can be quite an overwhelming experience, particularly when you’re working on a tight

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Travel cheap, buy in advance

One of our most popular questions at this time of year is “what’s the cheapest way to get to uni?” It’s a very good question and if you read on, you’ll hopefully find some useful information……. Trains If you get a

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Stay alert to scams, phishing and fake news

We want to make students aware of the dangers of online scams and give you a few helpful tips when trying to identify probing emails or texts. Unfortunately students are often targeted with phishing e-mails, particularly when student finance payments are due to

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Missing some household essentials? Thursday is bargain day at Falmer

Are you missing any household items, small appliances (all PAT tested), crockery bedding items or you’re after a change of seasonal wardrobe? Look no further as we have a pop up shop on campus later this week in the form of NOW! Charity.

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Top money tips for moving in

Moving in to your university accommodation can be both nerve-racking and exciting and it will take some time to feel fully settled and until it feels like home. You’ll need to set some ground rules as a household regarding your

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Essential money facts for new students

Not sure about how your student finance works or what happens when? Here are the essential facts to all things student money….. If you have been assessed for student finance from any of the UK funding authorities (England, Wales, Northern Ireland,

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Important student finance information for continuing students

This is important information for undergraduate students eligible to receive student finance. Some things have changed since the start of last academic year 2017/18 which may affect you. When will you receive your funding? As long as you have received

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How does Clearing affect my student finance?

If you’ve been offered a place at uni through Clearing and you want to know about your student funding, we’re here to help. This is what you need to do to get your finance sorted: 1. APPLY FOR YOUR STUDENT

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Student Finance for a repeat year of study

Have you applied for funding for next academic year? Are you repeating the academic year (or part of it)? You need to make sure Student Finance know which academic year you’re going to be returning to, so if you have already applied for next

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