Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

EU students – do you think you’re eligible for student finance as a migrant worker?

Most undergraduate EU students who have come to the UK to study can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance.          This applies to full and part time study. However, there are exceptions for those who have been living in the UK for more than 5 years and also migrant workers.   What is…

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Getting your first student finance payment

“When will I get my first instalment of funding?” is one of our most frequently asked questions in Student Advice As long as you have been fully assessed for your funding, your bank details are correct and Student Finance do not need any further information from you, you should be able to see payment dates…

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Coming to Brighton through Clearing? Here are your money questions answered…..

Congratulations on securing a place at Brighton. We look forward to welcoming you! If you are applying for student finance through Student Finance England, Wales, Northern Ireland or Student Awards Agency Scotland, you do have some things to cross off your ‘to do’ list before you can enjoy the rest of the summer. Here are…

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Important message for students who have been assessed for Dependants Grants in 18/19

Have you received a Student Finance England (SFE) assessed grant this academic year – this includes Adult Dependant Grant, Parent Learning Allowance and Childcare Grant. We have just been notified of a system error affecting the means tested element of these grants which occurred back in February 2019. This means that some students have been assessed…

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How does Clearing affect my student finance?

If you’ve been offered a place at uni through Clearing and you want to know about your student funding, we’re here to help. This is what you need to do to get your finance sorted: 1. APPLY FOR YOUR STUDENT FUNDING If you haven’t already applied for student funding, do it now. If you are…

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(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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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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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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Returning students – still not yet applied for next year’s funding?

Summer may be finally here but September is only just around the corner………….. artnoose via Compfight You still have time to submit your online application for funding. Just. Students need to apply for funding each year of their course, whether they are progressing to the next academic year or having to repeat the current academic…

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