Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

Student Advisers can help prospective students with no parental support apply for their funding

If you’re thinking about coming to uni in September, now is the time to apply for your funding. We want to make sure that your loan is agreed and in place at the start of term and for most students this process runs smoothly without any hitches. However, for some students from non traditional backgrounds,…

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Final year/PGCE student deadline for Student Support Fund

Are you a home final year undergraduate student or enrolled on a full time PGCE course? Have you been thinking about applying for the Student Support Fund? The closing date for final year and PGCE students is Friday 1st May. This means that you need to complete an application form and submit all your supporting…

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Apply to Student Finance now

While things may be quiet for some and you’re wondering how to fill those evenings whilst stuck indoors, you could do worse than get your funding sorted for next year. Online applications are open for new and returning full-time undergraduates. If your family income has dropped, or is likely to drop during these challenges hitting…

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Important message for students seeking financial advice

Have you got a question about your student finance or anything else money related? The Student Advisers are still working, albeit offering online and telephone advice only. Please email us in the first instance with your question and we will respond as soon as we can. If you prefer a call back rather than email,…

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Thinking of applying for Personal Independence Payment (PIP)? We can guide you through the process

Are you a student who has ongoing mobility problems and/or needs help with daily living tasks, such as washing, dressing, preparing and planning a meal? You may be eligible to apply for Personal Independence Payment, or ‘PIP’ as it commonly referred to. PIP replaced Disability Living Allowance (DLA) back in April 2013, but some people…

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Running out of money? Come and talk to Student Advice

For students who start their academic year in September, it is a long wait until the next instalment of student finance will drop on April 27th. If you’re worried about having enough money to cover 2 months rent, or saving money for a deposit for somewhere new to live in September, come and talk to…

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Thinking about postgraduate study? Here’s our quick guide to postgraduate funding

If you are in the final year of your undergraduate course the end is nearly in sight. Some of you may be looking forward to taking a well earned break whilst others may be thinking of that full time wage packet. Still some of you may be toying with the idea of deepening your academic…

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How to apply for student finance as a Migrant Worker

You may have heard the term ‘migrant worker’, but what does it actually mean? Generally speaking if you are an EU national you can only be assessed for a Maintenance Loan and all supplementary grants as well as a Tuition Fee Loan (in the same way as UK students) if you have lived in the…

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University of Brighton Bursary

Are you expecting a payment from the university? Eligible students who have been awarded a University of Brighton bursary should receive the firstĀ  instalment in the next couple of days. If you are unsure about whether you should qualify for a bursary or not, firstly check you online student finance account. Click on the letters…

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Do you need to apply to the Student Support Fund? Here are the important dates and deadlines

If you are thinking about making an application for the Student Support Fund, you need to be aware of some important dates and deadlines. If you submit a complete application with all the required documents on or before Monday 25th November, we can guarantee that your application will be processed and any payment due to…

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