Health and Wellbeing

Money

Money worries can be a huge source of strain while you’re a student and it can feel like there is no way out. However, there are some fairly simple skills you can develop to assist you in managing your finances, as well as lots of support at Sussex to help you to resolve any financial issues.

 

Money Management

Student Life Centre

SLC Money is the place to find information on and apply for:

  • Scholarships
  • Bursaries
  • American Student Loans
  • Student Loan Company applications
  • Federal student aid
  • Access to Learning Fund
  • Funding for International Students
  • Funding for students with children
  • Emergency loans

You can book an appointment to see the Student Life Centre.

The Students’ Union Support and Advocacy Team

The Students' Union Support and Advocacy Team can offer support on a wide range of issues, and are independant from the University.

Online Tools

There are some useful online budget calculators designed for students that can help you put together a full budget.

You can try this student calculator and see what works for you

Studentastic also has a useful page on budgeting

 

Gambling

If you're concerned that gambling might be having a negative impact on your life then the following organisations can offer support.

Gamble Aware

GambleAware aims to promote responsibility in gambling. They provide information to help people make informed decisions about their gambling. In addition they help people to find out more about gambling and what responsible gambling means, to understand and recognise problem gambling, and show you where to go for further information, help and support should you need it.

GamCare

GamCare is the UK’s leading charity specialising in offering advice and practical help for people affected by gambling-related harm. GamCare also supports a network of organisations, allowing for local treatment or advice for those affected by gambling-related harm.

Breakeven

Breakeven delivers the GamCare service in Kent, Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and Lincolnshire. Breakeven are experienced counsellors who are trained specialists in working with problem gambling.