Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

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How to access local foodbanks in Brighton and Hove

We have drawn up a list of local foodbanks which may be available to you. These are all facilities which have food and toiletries for collection. Where specified, you need to call ahead.  To help, we have ordered them by location so you can check postcodes and description

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How far can you go for £2?

Bus fares capped at £2

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Falmer campus swap shop Wednesday 25th January

Do you have any unwanted clothes or Christmas presents? Come along to The Hive and swap your items instead of letting them go to landfill or forever collecting dust.

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University of Brighton Bursary payment

Undergraduate students eligible for the University of Brighton bursary should receive the first instalment next week, from 16th January 2023.

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From 1p to £670 – how to save without feeling the pinch

From 1p to £670 – how to save without feeling the pinch. Its called the 1p challenge. In a nutshell, you start making savings on a daily basis starting with 1p on day 1, 2p on day 2, 3p on day 3 and so on…….

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Graduation support package for winter ceremonies February 2023

The university is providing a package of support for 10 graduands who are due to attend the winter ceremonies in February 2023

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Money saving tips for students leaving term time accommodation for the holiday

Money saving tips for students leaving term time accommodation for the holiday

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you know if your funding is correct?

How do you know if your student finance is correct? The Student Advice team can help you find out if you are getting the maximum funding you are eligible for.

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Specified Adult Childcare Credits – do you know someone who qualifies?

Do you receive childcare support from a relative (most typically your parent/the child’s grandparent)? Do you receive National Insurance (NI) credits as part of a child benefit claim?

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you still waiting to receive your Maintenance Loan?

If you have been or still waiting to be assessed for student finance from any of the UK funding authorities (England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland) there is a process you have to follow before you receive your first instalment.

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