Cost of living support for students
We know that times are tough for everyone at the moment, so we want to reassure you that we are committed to providing any support you need if you’re struggling.
The tips and advice below, as well as information about specific schemes and programmes that can help, should ensure that you feel more confident navigating student life despite worries around the cost of living.
There are no silly questions when it comes to money, so don’t be afraid to ask for help.
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UWE Bristol Student Money Service
If you’ve got concerns about your financial situation, then don’t suffer in silence. Our Student Money Service are on hand to listen to your concerns, answer questions and point you in the right direction.Student Money Service
Community Together Fund
If you need additional financial support, including short-term loans if you just need money to tide you over while you wait for funding to come through.Community Together Fund
Budgeting and money management
We know it can be hard, budgeting for the first time, especially when we are all having to try to make our money go that bit further, so check out these top tips.
Blackbullion online money resource
For further help with budgeting, you have free access to the easy-to-use Blackbullion learning platform, designed to help you develop essential money skills.
Scams and fraud
Remember, financial concerns may make you vulnerable to scammers so make sure you’re clued up on how to keep yourself (and your money) safe.
Get wellbeing support
We know times are tough right now. Please remember that 24/7 support is available if you are struggling, so do not hesitate to reach out for help.
For more advice and support:
- Money and finance resources – including useful budgeting tools and help with dealing with debt
- MoneySavingExpert – targeted cost-saving tips on the student section of the well-known and respected information site
- Bristol City Council – helpful information and advice from the local authority.
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