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Budgeting for study


When calculating your expenditure for your time at Sussex, it is important to budget for study. Here are some things you may need to pay for:
  • Textbooks
  • Study Pack (photocopied pack of essential reading). You will be told if you require a Study Pack and how much it will cost.
  • Writing paper
  • Files and other stationery
  • Photocopying (card and per sheet)
  • Printing
  • Fieldwork visits/ other academic travel expenses

The University of Sussex Student Life Centre contains helpful budgeting advice including:

For more information about budgeting at university and financial assistance, please refer to Money Matters in part 3 of the online Student Handbook.

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Help with budgeting 

The Student Life Centre offers a variety of budgeting services:

  • 1:1 budget planning - you can book through Sussex Direct
  • Interactive budget planner - designed to help Sussex students
  • Money-related events throughout the year - find out more on the money and budgeting pages of the Student Life Centre website.


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