Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton


(Nearly) all you ever wanted to know about student finance overpayments but were afraid to ask

  It is important that you understand the full implications of any changes which may affect your student finance amount and what happens if you have been overpaid any money. We see many students each year who have been overpaid so we know it is a common issue and this year the Student Loans Company are…

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Important message for 2nd and 3rd year Health Science students

Are you a continuing student nurse, midwife or other health practitioner? Have you receive a letter which looks like this? We understand that there is a national issue affecting 600 students at approximately 20 universities who have been incorrectly assessed by SFE this academic year (September 2017). This issue affects only Health Science students who are eligible to receive…

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Final year and PGCE students are you worried about your finances?

Have you got a question about anything money related? You want to check your funding entitlement now You want to know what happens about loan repayments You want to ask about your student account You’ve got a plan and you want to run it by someone You’re struggling financially and you want to know more…

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Have you registered to vote? This is your final call

Local and mayoral  elections take place on Thursday 3rd May. This does not include Brighton and Hove, but it will cover Hastings and towns in West Sussex and could also affect your home town. If you are already registered to vote, you don’t need to register again, but you may want to check, you should…

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Apply NOW for your funding for next year

                    Applications for funding for next academic year are now OPEN. The quickest and easiest way to apply is online at SFE have made some significant improvements for next academic year, so things should run more smoothly than ever before: You no longer need to…

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Money Week competitions – answers and winners

During February the Student Advice Service went on the road to all the campuses with our National Student Money Week tour bus (which actually sounds more rock and roll than it was). Some of you may have come over for a chat, or got involved with all our lovely online information via this blog, For those of…

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Contact information about the Student Advice Service during the Spring vacation

Do you want to talk to someone during the vacation? The Student Advice Service remains open and ready for business throughout the holiday, but there will be a reduced provision in drop in times. The Tithe Barn (Moulsecoomb campus) will be open on weekdays between 10 – 1, but you can also telephone us or email…

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The cost of a TV license is increasing in April 2018

The cost of an annual TV license is changing on 1st April 2018. There will be an increase of £3.50 which means the new annual charge for colour viewing will be £150.50     Click here to see who needs a TV license Student Advice Service  

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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