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Advice on accommodation and funding for students applying for travel, tourism, events and retail courses at the University of Brighton 2013 entry

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  • WelcomeEastbourne campus open daySaturday 6 October 2012Student Funding and AccommodationService Management courses
  • All these issuesand more arecovered in theUniversity ofBrighton Guide
  • Student fundingfor ServiceManagementcoursesIncluded withinHEFCE contractTuition feespayable
  • Higher Education funding• Tuition fees do not have to be paid up front whilst studying, full or part-time• Tuition fees and maintenance loans available – repayments based on what students earn, not what they owe• Maintenance grants up to £3,354 will be available - £25,001 - £42,611 – partial grant• Disabled Student Allowance• Additional help available for students in specific circumstances• Further financial help from the University of Brighton through our range of bursaries, the Student Support Fund, in addition to academic merit and sports scholarships
  • Tuition fees at Brighton 2013 figuresStudent type Tuition fee Tuition fee covers all mandatory costs, egUK/EU £9,000 field trips forIsland* £9,000 required modules but not costsInternational £10,500 incurred for optionalInternational lab-based £12,500 modules and activitiesStudents on placement £750 Tuition fees areTargeted bursaries linked to low income provide subject to annualadditional support for: inflationary increase•Care leavers•Sussex AimHigher *Island students•Widening access – low participation neighbourhood should contact•Access to Architecture, Pharmacy and teaching States Finance forbursaries information on grant/loan•Academic Merit and Sports Scholarships entitlement•Student support fund•Guide provides full details
  • Government funding for full-time UK undergraduates 2013 entryHousehold Living away from home and studyingincome outside London Maintenance Package of support for 2013/14 grants available for UK students Maintenance Non repayable Total with family Loan Maintenance Grant income below £42,611£25,000 or less £3,823 £3,354 £7,177£30,000 £4,292 £2,416 £6,708 Living Cost loan£35,000 £4,761 £1,478 £6,239 dependent on£40,000 £5,230 £540 £5,770 income£42,600 £5,457 £50 (minimum £5,525 Max. living at grant) home: £4,375 Max. Studying£42,875 £5,500 £0 £5,500 outside London:£45,000 £5,288 £0 £5,288 £5,500£50,000 £4,788 £0 £4,788 Max. studying in London: £7,675£55,000 £4,288 £0 £4,288£60,000 £3,788 £0 £3,788Over £62,125 £3,575 £0 £3,575
  • Examples of possible weekly term-timeincome - based on 40 week accommodationcontract periodHousehold £ £ £ £ £ NB: studentsincome 25,000 30,000 40,000 50,000 62,125 from lower plus income familiesMaintenance 3,354 2,416 540 Nil Nil may also begrant eligible forStudent loan for 3,823 4,292 5,230 4,788 3,575 universitymaintenance bursaries –Part-time work maximum cash 3,900 3,900 3,900 3,900 3,900£6.50 x 15 hrs/pw payout of £1,000= £97.50 pw per year, feeTotal 11,077 10,608 9,670 8,688 7,475 discounts may also be availableWeekly income 277 265 242 217 18739 weeks
  • The cost of livingWeekly outgoings Living in Halls Living off campus £ £Rent 120 -150 75-115 Average weeklyUtilities 0 8 cost of living:Phone 2-7 2-7 Brighton - £210TV licence 0-4 4 Eastbourne -Contents £190 0 2insuranceFood, domestic 10-40 30 - 40itemsTravel 0-15 0-15Clothing 5 - 10 5 - 10Laundry 2-5 2-5Study materials 5 5Entertainment 10-100 10-100Totals £174 - 336 £143-311
  • Applying for fundingStudent Finance England• One application to assess eligibility for grants, loans and university bursaries• Apply spring of entry year – one of 5 choices if not yet firm• Deadline – end of May to guarantee money available for start of termEnrol in person at beginning of autumn term• University confirms that student has enrolled• Money transferred to student bank account by BACS• Paid in termly instalments
  • Student loans DO NOT go on credit files Rate of interest: Repayments • RPI plus 3%Annual Graduates, Current & 2012-13 entrants whilst studyingIncome 11-12 entrants • RPI underBefore Tax Annual Monthly Annual Monthly £21,000£15,000 £0 £0 £0 £0 • RPI plus up to£16,000 £90 £7.50 £0 £0 3% between£21,000 £540 £45 £0 £0 £21,000 and£22,000 £630 £52.50 £90 £7.50 £41,000£24,000 £810 £67.50 £270 £22.50 • RPI plus 3%£30,000 £1,350 £112.50 £810 £67.50 above£35,000 £1,800 £150 £1,260 £105 £41,000£40,000 £2,250 £187.50 £1,710 £142.50£45,000 £2,700 £225 £2,160 £180 Debt cleared after£50,000 £3,150 £262.50 £2,610 £217.50 30 years Early repayments - no penaltiesSource: National Association of Student Money Advisers
  • Useful websites• www.brighton.ac.uk/money• www.direct.gov.uk/student finance• www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinancecalculator• www.bursarymap.direct.gov.uk• www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/student-loans-tuitionfees- changes
  • Accommodation Service Provides students with advice and support whatever their accommodation choices Halls of residence UniHomes Private Sector
  • Halls of ResidenceWelkin hall• 354 halls rooms• 4–7 students per flat• Catered: Monday to Friday• Standard room £145 a week for 40 week tenancy• Ensuite with internet access• TV provided in communal area• 24 hour staff cover• In a residential area close to all sites, no car parking
  • Applying for halls• Application packs sent out to all offer holders• Halls allocation policy• Guaranteed offers for students with certain disabilities and medical conditions• To be eligible for consideration for halls, first years should • Apply to the university by the UCAS deadline • Make Brighton their firm choice • Apply for halls by the deadline – mid-June • Demand outstrips supply, halls places can not be guaranteed • Places are allocated in the summer
  • Living in the private sector• House hunting events organised in August and September• Tailored advice and assistance from the Accommodation OfficeUnihomes• private rented accommodation managed by the university• 50 rooms available in Eastbourne in 2011Private rented sector• yourstudentpad.co.uk database of university-registered landlords• Advice and assistance in finding private rented accommodation from the accommodation office• One bed flat average of £135• Room in 4 bed shared house average of £80
  • Useful websites• www.brighton.ac.uk• Yourstudentpad.co.uk• www.direct.gov.uk’studentfinance• http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Managingyourorganisation/Workforce/Wor kingintheNHS/DH_128397• www.brighton.ac.uk• http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/student-loans-tuition- fees-changes• www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinancecalculator• www.bursarymap.direct.gov.uk
  • Eastbourne open day 6 October 2012 Any questions?www.brighton.ac.uk/accommodationwww.yourstudentpad.co.uk