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Presentation given at Darley Road, Eastbourne campus covering NHS funding and accommodation for students applying to the School of Health Professions at the University of Brighton.

Presentation given at Darley Road, Eastbourne campus covering NHS funding and accommodation for students applying to the School of Health Professions at the University of Brighton.

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  • Two key issues for students considering entering HE.Presentation will be start with funding and, if any visitors do not need to find out about student accommodation options they will be welcome to leave at the end of the funding content.
  • 30 week course – 40week accommodation contract to cover vacation periods at Christmas and Easter and also two weeks following end of term.Therefore divided amount by accommodation contract period of 40 weeksAdditional tuition or placement week paid at £82.00 per week
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  • Welcome Eastbourne campus open day Saturday 19th October 2013 Student Funding and Accommodation Nursing, Midwifery and Health Professions Penny Edwards Student Recruitment Manager
  • All these issues and more are fully covered in the University of Brighton Guide
  • Student funding for NHS courses Contract with Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HEKSS)
  • Fees and funding for NHS funded courses • NHS Fees bursary for Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Podiatry • Further funding support from NHS • Non-means tested £1,000 grant • Means-tested full bursary • Part-time OT students also eligible for percentage of the full-time meanstested bursary:  75% - 4 years; 60% - 5 years; 50% - 6 years • Students are also eligible for reduced student maintenance loan from Student Loans Company • Students are not eligible for university bursaries, but will be eligible for academic merit scholarships and university hardship funds
  • NHS Funded – 30 week courses* 2013 entry figures All students eligible for £1,000 grant Maintenance loan reduced If you will be studying and living: in London and living in student/rented accommodation/ your own home Non-means tested grant During TERM TIME £1,000 Means tested bursary (maximum) £3,128 Non-means tested maintenance loan £3,263 to £1,811 in final year additional income assessed allowances are available : for students with elsewhere in England (UK for medical and dental students) and living in student/rented accommodation/ your own home During TERM TIME £1,000 £2,591 £2,324 dependant adults and/or children Disabled students For help with practice/placement travel/accommodation anywhere in England (UK for medical and dental students) and living with your parents During TERM TIME £1,000 £2,163 £1,744 expenses 1% maintenance loan increase proposed for 2014 *Physiotherapy and Podiatry
  • Total funding for Health Professions students per annum – 30 weeks Household Income (before tax) Non-Income Assessed grant Means –tested bursary Non meanstested loan Total support available £20,000 £1,000 £2,591 £2,324 £5,915 £25000 £1000 £2,471 £2,324 £5,795 £1000 £1,944 £2,324 £5,268 £1000 £1,418 £2,324 £4,742 £1000 £892 £2,324 £4,216 £1000 £365 £2,324 £3,689 £1000 £0 £2,324 £3,324 £30000 £35000 £40000 £45000 £50000 Living outside London, away from home with no dependants
  • NHS funded – 45 weeks* 2013 entry figures If you will be studying and living: in London and living in student/rented accommodation/ your own home All students eligible for £1,000 grant Non-means tested grant During TERM TIME Means tested bursary (maximum) Non-means tested maintenance loan £1,000 £5,460 £3,263 Maintenance loan reduced to £1,811 in final year additional income assessed allowances are available : for students with elsewhere in England (UK for medical and dental students) and living in student/rented accommodation/ your own home During TERM TIME £1,000 £4,395 £2,324 dependant adults and/or children Disabled students For help with practice/placement travel/accommodation anywhere in England (UK for medical and dental students) and living with your parents During TERM TIME £1,000 £3,351 £1,744 expenses 1% maintenance loan increase proposed for 2014 *Nursing and Midwifery
  • Funding for Nursing and Midwifery students per annum Household Income (before tax) <£25000 £30000 £35000 £40000 £45000 £50000 £55000 £60000 >£65000 Non-Income Assessed grant Means –tested bursary Non meanstested loan Total support available £1000 £4,395 £2,324 £7,719 £1000 £3,748 £2,324 £7,072 £1000 £3,222 £2,324 £6,546 £1000 £2,696 £2,324 £6,020 £1000 £2,169 £2,324 £5,493 £1000 £1,643 £2,324 £4,967 £1000 £1,117 £2,324 £4,441 £1000 £590 £2,324 £3,914 £1000 0 £2,324 £3,324 Living outside London, away from home with no dependants
  • Weekly income for Health Professions – 30 week course* Living outside London and away from parental home Nonmeans tested grant With full bursary £1,000 Not eligible for means tested bursary £1,000 Meanstested bursary £2,591 Nonmeans tested maintenan ce loan Total Weekly income £2,324 £5,915 £148 £2,324 £3,324 £83 £82.00 per week for each extra week Higher level of contact hours than most courses. Part-time work can increase income, but should be balanced against heavy workload 15 hours @ £6.50 per hour = £97.50 per week * Accommodation contract = 40 weeks
  • £82.00 per week for each extra week Weekly income for Nursing and Midwifery – 45 week course Living outside London and away from parental home Nonmeans tested grant With full bursary £1,000 Not eligible for means tested bursary £1,000 Meanstested bursary £4,395 Nonmeans tested maintenan ce loan Total Weekly income £2,324 £7,719 £171 £2,324 £3,324 £74 Higher level of contact hours than most courses. Part-time work can increase income, but should be balanced against heavy workload 4 clinical days per week throughout summer 15 hours @ £6.50 per hour = £97.50
  • The cost of living 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 5 Entertainment 10-100 10-100 Totals £174 - 336 £143-311 Average weekly cost of living: Brighton - £210 Eastbourne £190
  • Applying for funding • Apply to NHS for fees, £1,000 grant and NHS bursary • Two original documents to confirm identity, one must include a photograph – normally birth certificate and a valid passport • Apply to Student Finance England for reduced rate maintenance loan • Passport No. to confirm identity Enrol in person at beginning of autumn term • University confirms that student has enrolled • Money transferred to student bank account by BACS • NHS bursary paid monthly • Maintenance loan paid in termly instalments
  • Maintenance loan repayments Income from which 9% is deducted Monthly Repayment (Approx) £21,000 £0 £0 £25,000 £4,000 £9,000 Rate of interest: £30 £30,000 Student loans DO NOT go on credit files £67 Income each year before tax £14,000 £105 £40,000 £19,000 £142 £45,000 £24,000 £180 £50,000 £29,000 £217 £60,000 £39,000 £292 Source: Student Finance England RPI plus 3% whilst studying • RPI under £21,000 • RPI plus up to 3% between £21,000 and £41,000 • £35,000 • RPI plus 3% above £41,000 Debt cleared after 30 years Early repayments - no penalties
  • Useful websites • www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Students • NHS bursary entitlement: www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Documents/Students/FAQ_7_0612.pdf • Student bursary Calculator: www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Students/3576.aspx • Information on funding for part-time courses: www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Students/Documents/Students/FAQ_18_0612.pdf • www.studentloanrepayment.co.uk • www.gov.uk/student finance • www.brighton.ac.uk/money
  • Accommodation Service Provides students with advice and support whatever their accommodation choices Halls of residence UniHomes Private Sector
  • Halls of Residence Welkin hall • 354 halls rooms • 4–7 students per flat • Catered: Monday to Friday • Standard room £149 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 • Halls allocation policy • Firm offer holders invited to apply for accommodation from February • Guaranteed offers for students with certain disabilities and medical conditions • Apply for halls by the deadline – 2014 proposal - 1st August • Demand outstrips supply, halls places cannot be guaranteed • Places are allocated in the summer • Midwifery students advised to live near base hospital • Brighton, Hastings and Worthing – halls availability in both Brighton and Hastings • 12 – 13 hour shifts
  • Living in the private sector • Tailored advice and assistance from the Accommodation Office Unihomes • private rented accommodation managed by the university • 50 rooms available in Eastbourne in 2012 Private 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
  • Eastbourne open day 19th October 2013 Any questions? Useful websites: www.brighton.ac.uk/accommodation www.yourstudentpad.co.uk