Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

Spring things to do for next to nothing

Photo Credit: Rob via Compfight — Devils Dyke Spring is just around the corner (we hope!). Make the most of the great outdoors on our doorsteps and get active for next to nothing. Enjoy a seafront stroll, football match, game of basketball or table tennis, or if you’re feeling more adventurous: Cycle safely in Brighton and…

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National Student Money Week 3-7 March

It’s National Student Money Week! The Student Advice Service will be hosting interactive stands on each of the university’s campuses. There are some finance related freebies up for grabs. All you have to do is find our money tree and have a chat with us about money matters. We’ll be on each campus on the following…

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What do you think about monthly payments of your student loan?

Photo Credit: William Warby via Compfight The NUS and the National Association of Student Money Advisers are campaigning for monthly student loan payments in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you think this sounds like a good idea you can sign the e-petition.

Shining a light on student carers

The NUS has recently published a report called Learning with care, which researched the experiences of student carers. One pattern identified in the report showed that the care students’ provide, and the impact this has on their studies, goes largely unnoticed by their universities. If you feel like the care you are providing is having…

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Save on travel home at Easter

Photo Credit: Thomas Leuthard via Compfight If you’re travelling home for Easter, you can save on train tickets and other travel by booking in advance and shopping around. Here’s our discount travel top tips.

Valentine’s day on a budget

Planning an extravagant Valentine’s Day? Nothing says I love you more than a thoughtful homemade gift or giving something that money can’t buy. Here’s five ideas that won’t blow your budget. Photo Credit: Brandon Warren via Compfight


Looking for part-time work?

Part-time jobs are a great way to boost your income. Most students need a part-time job to help supplement their income. Most jobs will give you valuable work experience and you might get a job that relates to your study. Here’s a video from the Careers Service about finding a part-time job: How to find a…

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New year + new term = new start with the budget

Make budgeting a priority for 2014. You may have overspent in the first term but it’s not too late to make a fresh start. Look no further than the Student Advice Service who offer free expert advice on how to stretch those pounds instead of shedding them. Get in touch to make a one to one appointment with…

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