Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

LAST ORDERS FOR VOTING REGISTRATION

You have until midnight tonight to register to vote. The Times Higher Education posted an interesting article about how students can significantly influence the outcome of an election, but as we know, many do not register to vote. According to this article, Brighton students have quite a significant influence due to the numbers of students and political…

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Closing date approaching for different financial grants and incentives

There are a handful of grants still up for grabs this academic year Santander University of Brighton Travel Grants           This is a specific travel grant for students To find out more about this funding stream, including how to apply and examples of successful applications from 2016 click here CLOSING DATE Monday…

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***newsflash***new Southern Rail strike announced 30th May

Counselman Collection via Compfight The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT union) have announced further industrial action in response to Southern Rail’s decision to run in excess of 8000 trains a year with only 1 member of on board staff. This action will be in the form of a 1 day strike on Tuesday 30th May 2017. This is…

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Are you applying for next year’s student finance?

Students need to apply for funding each year of the academic course. Many of you will have already received a reminder either by text or email encouraging you to reapply as soon as possible.   Some students have already been assessed quickly and easily, but for those of you who haven’t, Student Advice can help guide you through…

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Student Advice Service supports Mental Health Awareness Week

Hey Paul Studios via Compfight There are lots of activities happening this week in support of Mental Health Awareness, both locally and nationally. Mental health seems to be on everyone’s agenda. Last year, as part of National Student Money Week, Student Advice promoted a national survey specifically directed at students which looked at the relationship…

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May the 4th be with you……at the polls today

Have you registered to vote in the local elections today?                   Polls opened early this morning and remain open until 10pm tonight giving voters plenty of opportunity to cast their vote. You should have received a polling card  and if you’re unsure of the location of your…

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Don’t miss out on using your vote in the 2017 general election

The Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May has called a general election on Thursday 8th June 2017. You need to be formally registered to vote to have your say. You don’t need to register again if you have already registered. Find out more here and make sure you register before 22nd May. YOUR VOTE MATTERS  …

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Looking for well paid part-time work to show off your admin & customer service skills? Look no further…

We are advertising this job opportunity of behalf of the university’s conference team – Southcoast Event Support. They are looking for students to undertake paid work on an ad hoc basis to support their events team. If you want to more about the events they run, please click on this link: SCC upcoming events-1y9w5aj Please contact…

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Win FREE travel on Brighton & Hove buses

Travel by Brighton & Hove bus? It’s competition time, but you haven’t got long to enter so keep your eyes peeled……. Local artist Lou Theodore has captured some of her travels on the buses in image form and this artwork is currently being used on some of the loacl buses. Brighton and Hove buses are…

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HOAX emails targeting students doing the rounds. Stay safe online

                  We have been made aware that some University of Brighton students have been targeted by scammers. This is a hoax email and we strongly advise you to report it as spam to your provider and please do not respond. The latest scam is well timed as…

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