Finance

NHS Bursaries
Bursaries are income assessed. Whose income is assessed is dependent on a number of factors. It may be just your own income, or it may also include parents or partners.
The NHS will also pay your tuition fees. THIS IS NOT INCOME ASSESSED. This is applied for on the same form as the bursary.
There is a rough bursary calculator although it is aimed at students who will be applying through the English site.

Students from England
Students from Northern Ireland
Students from Scotland
Students from Wales

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Student Loans
We are all entitled to apply for the non-income assessed part of the loan. This is true even if you have done a degree before!
Students from England
Students from Northern Ireland
Students from Scotland
Students from Wales

NB If you are from Scotland or Northern Ireland, you will apply for everything through the same site, there is not a mistake with the links! 🙂

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Financial Support
Don’t panic if you’re struggling with money. Most students do at some point in their degree. The most important thing is to talk about it with someone.
UWIC Student Finance & Welfare Advisory Service
Financial Contingency Fund 

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General Hints and Tips on Finance and Budgeting

Useful Student Threads
Martin Lewis’ MoneySavingexpert.com has some really good forums including tips for students. Here, someone has put up a list of useful websites.

Grocery Challenge
This is a really good idea if you find you have no money left at the end of the month.

Are you paying too much to download music?
Read this blog post and see if you could save a few bob just by shopping somewhere else.

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