Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

Do you need to contact Student Finance? Just Ask Us

        If you need to speak to your funding to ask them a question or provide them with some additional information, you may find this useful: Student Finance England – 0300 100 0607 Phone lines are open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and on the weekend 9am to 4pm It is usually…

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Have you got a question about your student finance status?

Are you still waiting to receive your funding? There could be a number of reasons for this…….. You need to return your loan declaration form. This will be a pdf document attached to your online Student Finance England/Wales/NI/SAAS account. You need to print, sign and date the form then return it to your funding authority….

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Pop up charity shop Moulsecoomb campus Wednesday 4th October

NOW! Charity are coming to Brighton Come along to Cockcroft Hall this Wednesday 4th October and fill your boots with all the useful second bargains. If you’re missing any household items, small appliances, crockery, bedding items or you’re after a change of seasonal wardrobe, there could be something for you. All at a fraction of the…

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Getting ready for the new term? Are you on track with your student bank account?

R~P~M via Compfight Whether you have just accepted your offer of a university place, or you’re progressing to the next academic year, now is the time to get your banking in order. Some of you might be all over this already, which is great, but for those of you bamboozled by which bank account to choose, this…

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Resits and repeats – what happens to student funding?

Are you taking resits at the end of the summer? Resubmitting work at the end of the summer? Or repeating part or all of an academic year in 17/18?

Unlock the maze of opening a student bank account

                    Why open a student bank account? It’s always a good idea to open a student bank account, rather than a ‘standard’ bank account, if you can. The main reason for doing so is that student bank accounts generally give you access to an interest-free overdraft…

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Travel to uni by train? Got an opinion about the timetable?

                Southern Rail has launched a new timetable for next year which proposes a reduced service along the east and west coast. Have your say before it becomes a reality. Deadline 27th July 2017. The idea is that there are better connections to London destinations, which is much needed as the…

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Support and advice for carers #CarersWeek

Student Advice is supporting Carers Week 2017 Bournemouth Borough Council via Compfight We would like to encourage any student carers out there to come and talk to a Student Adviser about their financial situation. What we can offer: student funding checks – are you getting everything you’re entitled to? DWP Benefit advice – does someone in…

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Do you need some financial support over the summer?

Have you got a compulsory unpaid placement this summer?                   Are you having an operation or you have caring responsibilities? Are you a care leaver or a student with no family contact? Are you unable to work over the long summer vacation and you have rent to pay?…

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Last week of term = last chance to apply for hardship funds (sort of)

Did you know that the university has a suite of hardship funds open to students? There are different funds for students in different situations and it can be a bit of a minefield finding out what is available. Often we only want to know about things when we need them and finding the right information can be confusing….

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