Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

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Student Finance and money ‘to do’ list for new students

Get student money tips including how to prepare for university, how to budget and manage your money. Plus, Student finance advice for undergraduates going the University of Brighton.

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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


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?

Apply NOW to the Student Support Fund (before 10th June)

Are you a continuing Home student in need of financial help before the end of the academic year? The closing date for the  Student Support Fund applications for continuing undergraduates is Friday 10th June 2016 so be sure to get your form submitted with all the evidence. Do you want to know more before you apply? Speak to…

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Targeted funding opportunities for students

                You may be aware of the different hardship funds that the university has available for students experiencing financial problems, but you may not be aware of the more niche funding streams that students can apply for if they meet the specific criteria. Read on for more information:…

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Apply to the hardship funds by 12th June

      Are you having financial problems? Are your money worries stressing you out?   Could a bit of extra cash help you out of a sticky situation? Do you want some financial advice or need help with your funding application for next year? You should contact the Student Advice Service without delay. The university…

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Deadline for final year/PGCE applications to the hardship fund is Friday 8th May 2015

Images Money via Compfight   If you are a final year or full time ‘Home’ PGCE student in need of some additional money, you may be eligible to apply for the Student Support Fund. This is the university hardship fund for UK students and final years are a priority group, particularly those who may have…

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Chance to win an iPhone 6 with the new Santander Smartbank app

Santander has recently launched a new money app available on iPhone and Android devices which is primarily aimed at students managing their money for the first time. As Brighton is a Santander university, staff within the Student Advice Service were involved in the consultation process during the development of this app. For more information about the app and details about…

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Running out of money?

Are funds running low and you want to check you’re getting all the funding you’re entitled to? Take the initiative in 3 easy steps: 1. Check the online calculator which relates to your funding authority eg SFE or NHS 2. Speak to an Adviser in Student Advice Service: Moulsecoomb Tithe Barn, Moulsecoomb Place, Moulsecoomb campus…

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Final call for 5% fee discount to early payers

Are you a self-funding undergraduate or postgraduate student who is not receiving a fee loan, fee bursary or fee sponsorship? Are you liable to pay full fees? If you pay your fees in full before 1st November 2014, you may be eligible to get a 5% discount off your tuition fees for this year. Have…

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