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    • University Finance The essentials you need to know!
    • The main support available
      • Tuition Fees
      • Student Loans
        • Fee Loan
        • Maintenance Loan
      • Maintenance Grant
      • University Bursaries
      • University Scholarships
    • Tuition Fees 2010/11
      • Variable fees from £0 to £3,290 per year
      • Most Universities are charging the full fee of £3,290.
      • No upfront fee to pay
      • Fees can be paid by a Fee Loan that is repaid after graduation
    • Student Loans 2010/11
      • Fee Loan
        • To cover the cost of your fees
        • Paid directly to your University
      • Maintenance Loan
        • To cover your day to day living costs
        • The amount you get is means tested on your parents/household income
        • Paid in three instalments in September, January and April into your bank account
    • Maintenance Loan 2010/11 All eligible students can apply for a Maintenance Loan The amount you receive is means tested on your parents/household income *Maintenance Loan will be reduced by 50p for every £1 of Maintenance Grant received (up to a max £1,453) making the maximum loan for some students £5,475 Max annual loan* Min annual loan In London £6,928 £4,988 Outside of London £4,950 £3,564 Living at home £3,838 £2,763
    • How do I repay my Loans?
      • Through the tax system once you have graduated
      • Only start paying once you earn over £15,000. As an example if you earn:
        • £17,000 repay £15 per month
        • £22,000 repay £52 per month
      • The Government will write off any Student Loans that are left unpaid after 25 years
    • Maintenance Grant 2010/11
      • Maintenance Grant
        • Non repayable
        • Up to £2,906 per year for students from low income families to help with the cost of studying
    • Help from Brunel
      • Bursaries 2010/11
        • Full Maintenance Grant will receive a Brunel Bursary of £1,000 per year
        • Partial Maintenance Grant will receive a Brunel Bursary of £500 per year
      • Scholarships 2010/11
        • Up to 5 Brunel Alumni Scholarships of £6,000 per year for students who attend a partnership school/college
        • Up to 25 Regional Partnership Scholarships of up to £3,000 per year for students who attend a partnership school/college.
        • Music
        • Sport
        • Maths Scholarships
    • Financial help income levels 2010/2011
      • Student studying in London
      Gross Income (£) Maintenance Grant (£) Maintenance Loan (£) Brunel Bursary (£) Total annual Grant, Loan and Bursary (£) 25,000 or less 2,906 5,475 1,000 9,381 35,000 1,040 6,408 500 7,948 50,020 50 6,903 0 6,953 60,478 plus 0 4,988 0 4,988
    • Applying
      • For Government Loans and Grants apply online www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance from early 2010.
      • Deadlines:
        • 23 rd April 2010 for non-income assessed
        • 25 th June 2010 for income assessed
      • At Brunel, Bursaries are confirmed when we have your Maintenance Grant details
      • At Brunel, Scholarships will be confirmed when you have your results
      • Take extra money for the start of term
      • Open a student bank account before you
      • arrive
    • Surviving Financially at University Maintenance Loan and Grant University Bursary and Scholarship Personal Savings and Parental Contribution Part-time Work Sandwich Courses Student Bank Account
    • Monthly Student Expenditure London Area
      • Accommodation
        • On campus £300 - £400
        • Off campus £275 - £400
      • Bills £15
      • Mobile Phone £40
      • Food £120
      • Travel £30
      • Books/Equipment £10
      • Clothes £50
      • Hobbies £10
      • Socialising £100
      • TOTAL: £725
    • Thank you for your time Funding Enquiries Tel: 01895 267267 www.brunel.ac.uk/ugfunding Any questions?
    • Placement & Careers Centre
    • Placement & Careers Centre
      • One stop centre - part-time jobs, vacation work, sandwich placements and graduate roles
      • Buoyant vacancy lists & ‘big name’
      • employers – over 2600 roles advertised - 2008
      • At least 6 careers fairs and forums a year
      • Employer led workshops eg Goldman
      • Sachs, Logica, PwC, EON, Enterprise
      • Individual help with career decisions,
      • placements and skills development
    • Why use our services?
      • Competitive market conditions
      • Changing labour market
        • New professions
        • More complex recruitment processes
      • An increase in new graduates
      • Giving yourself an ‘edge’ – work placement & part-time roles
    • Steps to success
      • Strong university academic record
      • Early career focus
      • Work experience/placements
      • Develop transferable skills and knowledge
      • Involvement and achievement in clubs, societies, community
      • Resulted in 85.1% of our 2008 UG students were in employment or further study as of Jan 2009
      • Statistics available on the PCC website
    • Placement & Careers Centre
      • Help from the family
      • Encourage an early visit - to set a target
      • Personal contacts for networking
      • Encourage creative/individual thinking in self development
      • Help research the value of placements
        • Proven to improve level & quality of employability
        • More likely to get degree related employment
        • An average starting salary advantage of £1,644
    • Placement & Careers Centre
      • Find out more
      www.brunel.ac.uk/pcc ‘ What Brunel Graduates Do’