Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

Are you studying without the support of a family network? Do you want to know more about help and support or take part in some national research?

Are you an estranged student under the age of 25? Are you studying without contact from your living birth parents? Are you aware of support available at the university? You may have received some emails from Student Services telling you about additional support you can access. This could be in the form of additional funds, access to Momentum…

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Paper £10 notes will no longer be legal tender next week

Spend, save or exchange your old ten pound (GB £ sterling) notes before they go out of circulation on 1st March, which is next week. The old paper notes have an image of Charles Darwin on the reverse and look like this: They have been replace with a new smaller, shinier version with an image of Jane…

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Wheel up, wheel up, Dr Bike is coming next week

FREE bike maintenance checks from Dr Bike next week ​Does your bike need a bit of tlc or are you worried about a wonk or a clunk? The amazing Dr Bike is coming to your campus  next week: – Moulsecoomb: Wednesday 07 February, outside Cockcroft 11.00 – 14.00  – Hastings: Wednesday 07 February, Priory Square…

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National Student Money Week is coming

…….and the theme for this year is ‘Where I Live’ Watch the video to get a taste of the advice and support coming to your campus…………oh and a competition with prizes! Save the date: 12th – 16th February 2018 Student Advice Service    

Do you have difficulties contacting Student Advice during standard office hours

Perhaps you’re a part time student, postgrad, mature student or you have access issues such as being on a remote (or any) placement? You may not be aware that as well as being open during standard office times Monday to Friday, we also run 2 twilight advice sessions every week term time. These are as follows: Tuesdays…

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Changes to Student Advice Service provision – east coast only

We have made a slight change to our service delivery on the east side as the newest Adviser on the block, Madeleine Smith, is now fully up and running. You may have already met Madeleine at Eastbourne or Hastings as although a newish face to Student Advice, some of you who have accessed support from Student Services at Trevin Towers or…

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Increase to rail fares including Unizone and planned industrial action on Monday 8th January

Éole Wind via Compfight As you may already be aware, the cost of rail travel increased on Monday 2nd January. This is across the local network and further afield. This includes the Southern Unizone fares as follows: Weekly: £17.40 Monthly: £66.80 Quarterly: £200.40 – you can tweak the exact dates to suit each term As…

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Bus fare increases announced for Brighton and Hove Buses

Students are amongst those affected by the fare increases announced by Brighton and Hove Bus company today. These increases will apply from next month and you can find the full table of amended fares here: http://www.buscms.com/BrightonBuses2016/uploadedfiles/Fares_Change.pdf     In short, the 1day city’SAVER’ will increase from £3 to £3.20 and the 1day network’SAVER’ will rise from £3.30…

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Are you waiting to hear about the outcome of a recent Student Support Fund application?

  Students who submitted a complete application with all supporting documents and evidence on or before Monday 27th November should hear the outcome of their application by the end of this week, ie Friday 15th December. Applications are processed on the Moulsecoomb campus and the best way to check when your application was received is by checking your…

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Stand up to Black Friday – 24th November 2017

Running out of money? Overwhelmed by nonsense junk in the inbox, adverts, billboards and media coverage pressuring you to buy stuff? Had enough of Black Friday already? You are not alone and there is an alternative – Buy Nothing Day #SHOPLESSLIVEMORE

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