Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

How to eat well on a tight budget

This article on eating well on a tight budget brings together academic research, practical suggestions and local resources for you to consider and explore.

3 Tips to help you save on your travel costs

This is a guest blog written by Brighton based student Stephanie who was voted by fellow students as best top tips winner Money Week 2023

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Money Mules – what are they, how can you protect yourself and how to spot an approach

Young people are increasingly the major victims of fraud. Victims don’t only lose their money – they can lose their family savings, their businesses, their trust in other people, their mental health and plenty more. This article gives advice on protecting yourself from Money Mules

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How to save on your travel costs – Money Week 2023

Today’s blog has been penned by our wonderful colleagues in the Sustainability team who know everything about affordable and sustainable travel and transport. Read on for fantastic offers and initiatives you can tap into.  

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Use less, pay less. How to switch off and save – Money Week 2023

With energy prices soaring there’s reason more than ever to switch off and save on your energy bills.  We’ve brought together some top tips, advice and resources to help you battle the rising costs.  Small steps can go a long way.

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Cost of living payments – what are they and who is eligible to receive them?

Cost of living payments for people on low incomes. What are they and who is eligible for them?

How to access local foodbanks in Brighton and Hove

We have drawn up a list of local foodbanks which may be available to you. These are all facilities which have food and toiletries for collection. Where specified, you need to call ahead.  To help, we have ordered them by location so you can check postcodes and description

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How far can you go for £2?

Most bus companies throughout England have capped single fares at £2 until the end of March 2023. This is part of a government incentive to encourage more people to use the bus and support households during these challenging times.

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Falmer campus swap shop Wednesday 25th January

Do you have any unwanted clothes or Christmas presents? Come along to The Hive and swap your items instead of letting them go to landfill or forever collecting dust.

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Graduation support package for winter ceremonies February 2023

The university is providing a package of support for 10 graduands who are due to attend the winter ceremonies in February 2023

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