Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

Funding victory for second degree Paramedics

Do you study Paramedic Science but you already have a degree? If so, then it is likely that you are not receiving any funding from Student Finance England, but there is some good news, thanks to a campaign by the member association College of Paramedics New and continuing students studying Paramedicine can now be paid…

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Continuing students need to re-enrol in order to receive their funding in

All undergraduate students who are either progressing on to the next year of their course in September 2022 or repeating some modules from the previous academic year must re-enrol each year of the course, including repeat years. You can re-enrol by accessing My Brighton then enter your log in details to Student View and follow…

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£150 Council Tax energy rebate payments end soon

You may be aware that earlier this year the government announced a package of support to help people with the rising cost of energy bills. The first initiative was a £150 payment which they referred to as the ‘council tax rebate’.

Continuing students can start planning ahead around the 22/23 timetable

If you are continuing your studies in September 2022, you should by now have received an email advising you that you new academic timetable is ready to view. Do take the time to check the timetable as you can use this opportunity to see how this may impact you childcare provision, commute time and any…

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Have you got a question for Student Advice over the summer?

The Student Advisers are here to answer any questions you have about your funding or budgeting. We can help you in all of the following ways (and more) if you are experiencing financial difficulties: We can advise you how to talk to your creditors if you are worried about getting into debt. We can help…

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Coming to Brighton through Clearing? Here’s your funding ‘to do’ list

If you are thinking about applying to Brighton through Clearing or you have already accepted an offer, and you are eligible to apply for student finance through Student Finance England, Wales, Northern Ireland or Student Awards Agency Scotland, you do have some things to cross off your ‘to do’ list before you can finally get…

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How repeat study impacts student funding

Most students will now be receiving news of the outcome of exam boards  and for some this will mean having to resubmit work, resit exams and/or retake modules across next academic year. In this blog we will explain how different scenarios will impact your funding for next year. What happens if you’re repeating the whole…

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Closing date for the Summer Fund

The university’s Summer Fund will close on Friday 8th July. If you are a continuing undergraduate student who wants to apply to apply for this fund, applications must be received by midnight this Friday. You can find out more about the fund by reading our further information and eligibility guidance. If you have already received…

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Student Support Fund deadline for Nursing students

The Student Support Fund is one of the university hardship funds awarded to students who need extra financial support with living costs or who are experiencing unexpected financial hardship.  Each application is considered on a case by case basis and successful applicants receive a non-repayable payment. The fund is available to all ‘Home’ undergraduate students,…

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Latest news about interest rate for student loans

You can’t get away from hearing and perhaps feeling, that the cost of living is soaring. You will undoubtedly have heard that inflation is hitting a 40 year high of 9% with talk of it reaching 11% in October…  but what does this actually mean for your student loans? What is inflation? Inflation is the…

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