Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

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’.

Have you got a question for Student Advice over the summer?

The Student Advisers are here to answer any questions you have about your funding or budgeting. We can help you in all of the following ways (and more) if you are experiencing financial difficulties: We can advise you how to talk to your creditors if you are worried about getting into debt. We can help…

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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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Low cost, sustainable, local food market for young people aged 16 – 25

Great news! YMCA Youth Advice Centre (YMCA YAC) Brighton have opened a sustainable social grocery store for anyone aged 16-25, living in the Brighton and Hove area. It’s a one-stop shop where you’ll find a range of healthy, low-cost foods and shopping products made up from high quality surplus or donated supplies. YMCA YAC are…

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Thinking about changes which might affect your funding? Please talk to Student Advice

It is really common to reach the end of the academic term and have questions about where or what you are studying and if it is right for you. If you’ve got some questions about any aspect of your course, making a decision and taking action can be a positive step towards getting you on…

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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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Having problems with Student Finance? We can help

It’s that time of year when students are obviously worried if their student loan hasn’t turned up, or if they have received a letter or email from Student Finance which they don’t understand. Student Finance are very busy at this time, and it can seem like a difficult task to get hold of them, let…

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Finance advice for students who are repeating modules

After the disruption of the last 18 months, some students will be returning to study having taken time out from their course or may be repeating modules from last academic year. This is perfectly normal, but there some financial implications which you need to be aware of. What happens if you’re repeating the whole year?…

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