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Financial support available over the summer vacation – closing date Friday 5th July

Are you worried about making ends meet over the long summer vacation? Have you got an ongoing rent liability but you’re not able to work over the holidays? Are you care experienced or estranged from your family and you’ll be

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice, Money, Grants and Bursaries

Important message for students who have been assessed for Dependants Grants in 18/19

Have you received a Student Finance England (SFE) assessed grant this academic year – this includes Adult Dependant Grant, Parent Learning Allowance and Childcare Grant. We have just been notified of a system error affecting the means tested element of these

Posted in General advice and information, Student Finance News

The countdown to graduation has started – here is all your essential money advice for life after uni

What happens to my student bank account? If you have a student account (with 0% overdraft interest rate) then unfortunately sooner or later you’ll find that the 0% interest rate disappears once you graduate. Whilst some student bank accounts will

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Got a question about accommodation? Come along to the new drop in sessions

The Accommodation team has introduced a new term-time drop in service where students can access advice about their housing questions: Student Advice Service

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Students wanted to respond to a national survey on all things money

Save the Student are looking for students to complete their annual money survey. Each year they receive responses from students all over the UK, talking about life on a student budget. This is nationally recognised research and universities want to

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Help is available for summer graduands

  Did you know that the university can help you cover the cost of your graduation?  There is a package of support for students who may be struggling to find the cost of attending their ceremony. You can find out

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Student Finance for continuing students – action needed

Applications for student finance for 2019/20 academic year are now open. September may feel like a long way away right now, but you need to apply before the 21st June deadline to guarantee your assessment will be completed in time for

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice, Money, Grants and Bursaries

Local elections 2nd May – make sure you register to vote

Some local councils such as Eastbourne, Lewes, Mid Sussex, Worthing, Rother and Wealden are having elections this May. This is not to be confused with a general election. District, Town and Parish Council elections across the UK will be held on Thursday,

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How can Student Advice help you over the holiday?

Nothing says Spring quite like tulips…………………………….. and student finance advice! The Student Advisers are here during the holiday armed with answers to all your seasonal questions like……. I’m going home for Easter, where do I look for cheap travel options? I’ve got an

Posted in General advice and information, Money Advice

Additional funding for (some) Health Science students

Have you started studying a new Health Science course since September 2017? From 1 August 2017, new Nursing, Midwifery and (most) Allied Health Professionals on pre-registration courses apply for funding  through the standard student loan system. This applies to both September and February cohorts.

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