Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

Still waiting to receive your student finance? Find out how we can help

This year, for a number of reasons, most particularly the pandemic, Student Finance have been extremely busy, and their processing times are very slow, so many students are finding that their loan assessments are dragging on and on…… It is very confusing and frustrating when you don’t know what to do next, or you don’t…

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Thinking of applying to the Student Support Fund? Act NOW to receive an outcome before Christmas

The Student Support Fund is one of the university hardship funds, and is in place to support students who find themselves struggling financially. Applications are open across the academic year and Home undergraduate, PGCE and postgraduate students are eligible to apply. The fund is also open to EU undergraduate students receiving the standard student finance package…

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Introducing Springboard, the university’s crowdfunding platform

Need to raise money for your project, idea or event? Use the university’s crowdfunding platform- Springboard to give your projects a boost and a platform to fundraise. Over the past 2 years students have raised over £35k for their projects using Springboard. The crowdfunding platform is free for every student, so you keep 100% of…

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Student Oyster photocard information for students currently living in London

Are you a full-time student living in a London borough during term-time? Do you want 30% off travel cards in London? If you have decided to live at home in London during these unusual times, and travel regularly around the capital,  you may be eligible for an 18+ Student Oyster photocard valid for up to…

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Do you need to contact Student Finance?

Have you got a question about your student finance payment, assessment or evidence which cannot be resolved through your online account? Do you need to talk to Student Finance England/Wales, Northern Ireland or SAAS? Did you know you that you can set up permission for Student Finance to talk to someone else on your behalf,…

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Still waiting to receive your funding? Check your student finance status

  Most new and returning students who applied before the guaranteed assessment deadline for this year’s funding should have now received their first instalment of  Maintenance Loan. If you have been assessed, but you’re still waiting to receive your first payment, you should check your online account for a status update. When you log in…

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Student Advice is here to help with all your money questions

Welcome from the Student Advice Service to what must be the weirdest start of term in living memory! What is the Student Advice Service? We provide information and advice on any student funding questions and problems you may have, whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate – for example: Problems with your student finance provider…

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Student Advice welcomes back all returning students

Welcome from the Student Advice Service to what must be the weirdest start of term in living memory (although possibly less weird than last term …!) What is the Student Advice Service? As experienced University of Brighton students you probably know what we do, but in case you need your memories refreshed we provide information…

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16-25 railcard for mature students

Did you know that as a full time student over the age of 25, you can still qualify for a 16 – 25 railcard? Your interrailing days may be over and we may not have the freedom right now to go and explore all the places accessible by rail, but for those of you who…

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How to pay less for prescriptions, glasses and dental work

Did you know that students are eligible to apply for free or reduced health costs from the NHS? Not everyone has to pay for NHS prescriptions – some people are exempt from paying due to their age, income, if they’re pregnant or have a particular chronic health condition. Others may be able to get a…

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