Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

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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.

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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University of Brighton Bursary

We are starting to notify students who are eligible to receive the University of Brighton Bursary The bursary is assessed automatically for those undergraduate, PGCE and some pre-registration postgraduate Health Sciences students who have been fully assessed for funding from Student Finance England and receive the maximum Maintenance Loan. If you are unsure whether you…

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Important money news for continuing undergraduate students

The summer vacation is finally here and most students will be looking forward to a break from study for a while. But this doesn’t mean a long summer holiday for everyone as many students will be working to reduce the overdraft, pay the rent or mortgage or looking after children or relatives. This can also be…

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Graduation ceremony support package

Calling all graduands, If you are due to attend the February 2022 ceremonies and you are struggling to afford the additional cost of attending the ceremony, we can offer the the following package of support to a limited number of applicants: free gown and cap hire two free guest tickets basic photography package. Priority will…

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Support for students who need help with their finances

We know that adjusting to student life can be a real challenge for many students, especially for those having to manage a tight budget for the first time. Equally, our returning students who may not have been living in rented accommodation for some time due to remote learning may also be finding this year a…

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Advice for students still waiting to receive their funding

  Hopefully most new and returning students will have received their first instalment of funding by now, but if you are still waiting, we can help. If you are in short term financial difficulty, or if you don’t understand why your loan has not been approved – or has not been income assessed, you may…

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Reimbursement for students travelling to the UK from red and amber list countries

The university is offering reimbursement towards essential costs incurred by students who have recently travelled from an amber or red list country in order to start or resume their study. This is open to all students, regardless of nationality, level of course or tuition fee status. How much is available? £875 towards the cost of…

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How and when the Maintenance Loan is paid

Most new and continuing students who applied for their funding in good time should have been assessed and able to see a status update on their Student Finance account. Student Finance use different terms to describe the status of funding applications/assessments. Let us tell you what the different options mean:  Awaiting confirmation – this means that  Student…

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Financial support for students travelling to the UK from red and amber listed countries.

If you are a student travelling from overseas to the UK to start or continue your students at the University of Brighton, you need to be aware of the additional financial costs associated with travel from red list countries and amber list countries at this time. In response to these costs, we are offering the…

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