Help with the cost of living
We know that students will be facing increased costs. Here’s how the University can help.
We are offering a range of money management sessions through our Student Success Academy.
These will provide tips on how to make your money go further. Further details are below, including links to book a place (you will need to log in with your student details).
|Session||Date and time||How to book|
How to handle the cost-of-living crisis
This online event will give some reasons behind the cost of living crisis, along with practical tips for things you can do to minimise the impact on your finances and let you know where you can find the best support.
|Monday 20 February, 1pm - 2pm, MS Teams||Book now|
What to look for in workplace benefits
Are you looking for jobs and finding it tricky to decide what you are looking for from a job? Join us in a look at salary, pensions, working conditions, flexible working, perks and more as we discuss the different areas you may wish to consider before accepting a new role.
|Tuesday 14 March, 12pm - 1pm, MS Teams||Book now|
Credit, insurance and protecting your money with The Money Charity
This interactive face-to-face workshop will look at what students and graduates need to know about credit options, such as credit cards, mortgages, different sorts of loans and more. It will also look at protecting your money, insurance and other useful topics.
|Thursday 16 March, 12pm - 1pm, SMB.0.10||Book now|
Sessions will be repeated throughout the year – more dates are available to book on Careers Online.
The University is delighted to be offering all students – including those living off campus – and staff with cheaper breakfast alternatives.
From Tuesday 15 November, the following will be available each week day:
- A £1 hot breakfast at Cayley Dining Hall from 8am-9.30am. This offer includes a choice of sausage, scrambled egg, baked beans, toast, as well as a selection of cereals, coffee and fresh fruit.
- FREE cereal, fresh fruit and self-service hot drinks at the following locations on campus from 8.30am-10am: EHB Grill, Martin Hall Café, West Park Teaching Hub Café.
Aside from this specific support we’ve also done the following to help with costs students face.
We are currently considering a number of additional things we might be able to do to support you and will update this site once they are in place.
What help is there if you are struggling emotionally?
We have a wide range of support available to you. If you feel that your wellbeing or studies are being impacted by financial concerns then please complete our online referral form, contact us on 01509 222765 or come and see us in the Bridgeman Building.