Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

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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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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

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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.

Have you seen this bus?

If you are a Brighton based student studying at Falmer, Moulsecoomb or City campus, you may have seen the blue bus travelling along the Lewes Road and up to Varley Halls. This is the UB1, the university’s shuttle bus, which travels in an hourly loop from Falmer via Varley Halls into town and back between…

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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’.

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