Student Advice Service – Money Matters

News from the Student Advice Service at the University of Brighton

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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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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It’s not too late to apply for this year’s funding

You can still make an application for funding for this academic year before 31st May 2014 and have your claim backdated to September 2013. Full time students – if you think that you might be eligible for more funding than you are currently receiving, you should check the table at the the link below and…

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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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