Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

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Continuing students should reapply to Student Finance without delay

Advice for students who are applying late for student funding

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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you know if your funding is correct?

How do you know if your student finance is correct? The Student Advice team can help you find out if you are getting the maximum funding you are eligible for.

Countdown to the end of term – looking towards the next…

End of term is nearly here and many of you will be returning to family for the break, so we thought now is a good time to remind you of a few financial realities to bear in mind. For most undergraduate students on September starting courses, the next instalment of maintenance loan should be paid…

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Having problems with Student Finance? We can help

It’s that time of year when students are obviously worried if their student loan hasn’t turned up, or if they have received a letter or email from Student Finance which they don’t understand. Student Finance are very busy at this time, and it can seem like a difficult task to get hold of them, let…

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How and when the Maintenance Loan is paid

Most new and continuing students who applied for their funding in good time should have been assessed and able to see a status update on their Student Finance account. Student Finance use different terms to describe the status of funding applications/assessments. Let us tell you what the different options mean:  Awaiting confirmation – this means that  Student…

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Student Finance news

Student Finance contact centres have reopened offering a partial service to customers. Where possible, we advise you to use your online account to check and update information and refer to web pages for more general information. The telephone lines are being staffed between 10:00am and 5:30pm, but this may mean longer waiting times. Student Finance…

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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?

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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Are you waiting for your next bursary payment?

You’ll be pleased to know that as May is just around the corner, so is your next instalment of University of Brighton Bursary Payments are due to be made during the week commencing Monday 9th May. If you were late to have your student finance assessed during this academic year, you’re in your first year of study and you…

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