Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

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End of term financial wellbeing action plan

Student Advice seasonal check-list to help students save some money and get the new year off to a great start, before you head off for some festive cheer and a well-deserved break.

Letters spelling the words Do it now

Continuing students should reapply to Student Finance without delay

Advice for students who are applying late for student funding

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Graduation Support Package for summer 2023 ceremonies

The university is providing a package of support for 40 graduands who are due to attend the summer ceremonies in July 2023

The cost of combatting loneliness – how to stay connected on a budget

The Student Advice Service supports Mental Health Awareness Week and we’d like to share some practical and accessible ideas to help you connect with others without blowing the budget. Talk Talking can be a really good way of building positive relationships with others. Life can get hectic and you may feel like the people around…

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Wellbeing Week money blog day 5 – Give

The very thought of giving when you don’t have any money is stressful……but giving usually has nothing to do with money. Giving is good for your mental health and general wellbeing, and giving means being generous and thoughtful with your time, your thoughts, and your attention. If you believe strongly in a principle, you might…

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Wellbeing Week money blog day 4 – Connect

When we think about who our support network is, the obvious ‘go to’s’ are friends, colleagues, family, partner, housemates and members of a faith or other close community. These are the people who we might reach out to for help and support when we need it. For many students living away from home for the…

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Wellbeing Week Money blog day 3 – Learn

You’re here to learn – to gain knowledge, experience and a qualification in your chosen subject area. This could also be an opportune time to learn some important life skills or rethink and change old habits…. Many of us have heard the term ‘financial wellbeing’ – but what is it and why is it important?…

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Wellbeing Week money blog day 2 – Take notice

Have you ever received a phone call, email or text asking you to share personal or financial information and you weren’t sure if it was genuine? We want to give you some pointers of things to look out for when trying to identify scams. Unfortunately students are often targeted with phishing e-mails, particularly when student finance payments…

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Wellbeing Week money blog day 1 – Be Active!

There’s so much more to staying active than keeping fit! Research has shown that people who exercise regularly not only have better physical health, but also have better mental health and emotional wellbeing, and after the events of the last 20 months, it’s more important than ever to keep ourselves healthy, both in mind and…

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How Student Advice is supporting Wellbeing Week

Throughout Wellbeing Week, 22nd – 28th November, we will be posting money related blogs which tie in with the daily themes of the week. To kickstart the campaign, today we are looking at the relationship between money and mental health as a clear link can be made between struggling with money and mental health problems….

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