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  • Professional approach provides work-related contextCareer Planning Agreement and Personal Development Planning encourage students to take responsibility for own learning pathway

2014 entry: education Falmer June 2013 2014 entry: education Falmer June 2013 Presentation Transcript

  • Studying at the University of Brighton Penny Edwards Student Recruitment Manager
  • Presentation outline • Introduction to the University and the School of Education • Admissions process and application statistics • The student experience in Brighton • Student funding • Accommodation for students in Brighton
  • The University • Long tradition of delivering HE • Benefits of large university (22,000 students) • split-campuses deliver a personal experience • Student support service based at each campus • Internationally leading research – top modern university at the last RAE • Financially stable • 16th most applied to university in the UK in 2012 – average of 7 applicants per place
  • The School of Education • One of the largest providers of teacher education • Undergraduate and PGCE routes • Outstanding • Strong research profile
  • Admissions process • Equal consideration for all forms received by UCAS deadline of 15th January • Devolved administration • Decisions made by academic staff • Selection for interview from UCAS form • Academic qualifications • Commitment to teaching for QTS courses • Interviews: November 2013 through to Spring 2014 • Involvement from partner schools
  • Admissions statistics Course 2013 applications Places available Applications per place Education 140 57 2.5 English Education with QTS (7 – 14) 56 16 3.5 Maths Education with QTS (7-14) 42 15 3 Primary Education with QTS (3-7) 497 52 9.5 Primary Education with QTS (5-11) 1,147 105 11
  • Career planning incorporated into the curriculum • Career planning and employability skills portfolio ensures reflective practice and independent thinking • Opportunities for paid employment assisting with the implementation of widening access projects and promotional activities • Award winning initiatives using employment networks: • @ctive student • Momentum mentoring scheme • BeePurple entrepreneurship programme • 90% of graduates in employment, further study or training within 6 months of graduation • Careers Service in regular contact with over 1,800 businesses and organisations • Continued support for alumni through BGA
  • The Brighton Student experience • Cultural and creative environment  Partnerships with Brighton’s international festivals  Vibrant and cosmopolitan • student friendly/laid back atmosphere – the city is the students’ union • something for everyone • Excellent opportunities for part-time work
  • Student funding and fee arrangements: key facts • 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 and the Student Support Fund, in addition to academic merit and sports scholarships
  • Student type Tuition fee UK/EU £9,000 Island* £9,000 International £10,500 International lab-based £12,500 Students on placement £750 2013 figures Tuition fee covers all mandatory costs, e.g. field trips for required modules but not costs incurred for optional modules and activities Tuition fees at Brighton • First-time UK and EU students are eligible for loans to cover the full cost of their tuition fees whilst they study • Tuition fees are subject to annual inflationary increase • *Island students should contact States Finance for information on grant/loan entitlement
  • Maintenance grants available for UK students with family income below £42,611 Living Cost loan dependent on income Max. living at home: £4,375 Max. Studying outside London: £5,500 Max. studying in London: £7,675 Government funding for full-time UK undergraduates 2013 entry Household income Living away from home and studying outside London Package of support for 2013/14 Maintenance Loan Non repayable Maintenance Grant Total £25,000 or less £3,823 £3,354 £7,177 £30,000 £4,292 £2,416 £6,708 £35,000 £4,761 £1,478 £6,239 £40,000 £5,230 £540 £5,770 £42,600 £5,457 £50 (minimum grant) £5,525 £42,875 £5,500 £0 £5,500 £45,000 £5,288 £0 £5,288 £50,000 £4,788 £0 £4,788 £55,000 £4,288 £0 £4,288 £60,000 £3,788 £0 £3,788 Over £62,125 £3,575 £0 £3,575
  • NB: students from lower income families may also be eligible for university bursaries – maximum cash payout of £1,000 per year, fee discounts may also be available Examples of possible weekly term-time income - based on 39 week accommodation contract period Household income £ 25,000 £ 30,000 £ 40,000 £ 50,000 £ 62,125 plus Maintenance grant 3,354 2,416 540 Nil Nil Student loan for maintenance 3,823 4,292 5,230 4,788 3,575 Part-time work £6.50 x 15 hrs/pw = £97.50 pw 3,802 3,802 3,802 3,802 3,802 Total 10,979 10,510 9,572 8,590 7,377 Weekly income 39 weeks 281 269 245 220 189
  • Weekly outgoings Living in Halls £ Living off campus £ Rent 120 -150 75-115 Utilities 0 8 Phone 2 - 7 2 - 7 TV licence 0-4 4 Contents insurance 0 2 Food, domestic items 10-40 30 - 40 Travel 0-15 0-15 Clothing 5 - 10 5 - 10 Laundry 2 - 5 2 - 5 Study materials 5 - 20 5 - 20 Entertainment 10-100 10-100 Totals £174 - 351 £143-326 Average weekly cost of living: Brighton - £210 The cost of living
  • Applying for funding Student Finance England • One application to assess eligibility for grants, loans and university bursaries • Student Passport Number for identification • – Household income confirmation - NI number and income identified on last P60 • Apply spring of entry year – one of 5 choices if not yet firm • Deadline – end of May to guarantee money available for start of term Enrol in person at beginning of autumn term • University confirms that student has enrolled • Money transferred to student bank account via BACS • Paid in termly instalments
  • Student loans DO NOT go on credit files Rate of interest: • RPI plus 3% whilst studying • RPI under £21,000 • RPI plus up to 3% between £21,000 and £41,000 • RPI plus 3% above £41,000 Debt cleared after 30 years Early repayments - no penalties Repayments Annual Income Before Tax Graduates, Current & 11-12 entrants 2012-13 entrants Annual Monthly Annual Monthly £15,000 £0 £0 £0 £0 £16,000 £90 £7.50 £0 £0 £21,000 £540 £45 £0 £0 £22,000 £630 £52.50 £90 £7.50 £24,000 £810 £67.50 £270 £22.50 £30,000 £1,350 £112.50 £810 £67.50 £35,000 £1,800 £150 £1,260 £105 £40,000 £2,250 £187.50 £1,710 £142.50 £45,000 £2,700 £225 £2,160 £180 £50,000 £3,150 £262.50 £2,610 £217.50 Source: National Association of Student Money Advisers
  • Accommodation Service Provides students with advice and support whatever their accommodation choices •Halls of residence •UniHomes •Private Sector
  • Halls of residence in four Brighton locations
  • Halls of Residence in Brighton • 4 halls in sites across the city • Over 1600 rooms in Brighton– 700 catered • Wardens at Varley, Phoenix and Moulsecoomb Place • 24 hour staff cover at Falmer • 2013 entry rents range from £120 - £159 per week • Phoenix Halls – self-catered:- £135 • Varley Park: – self-catered, shared bathroom: £120; catered, en-suite: £159 • 39 week contract (except Great Wilkins – 50 weeks also available) • Free insurance, communal laundry facilities • Free internet access
  • 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 – 20 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 by the Accommodation team in August and September • Facebook or Studentpad database of university-registered landlords • Unihomes – Over 200 rooms available - private rented accommodation managed by the university. • Advice and assistance from the accommodation office • Typical Brighton rents - £85 - £95 per week, plentiful student housing
  • Useful websites • www.brighton.ac.uk • www.brighton.ac.uk/accommodation • yourstudentpad.co.uk • www.gov.uk/studentfinance • www.gov.uk/studentfinancecalculator • bursarymap.gov.uk • http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/student-loans- tuition-fees-changes
  • Any questions