Managing your money

Student funding advice; bursaries and scholarships; charities and trust funds; money skills and budgeting; emergency money.

Guarantor Scheme for care leavers and estranged students

Posted on 2 December 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir Evans, Advice & Money Team tells us more about the Guarantor Scheme for care leavers and estranged students …    Are you a care leaver or an estranged student unable to find someone to act as a guarantor to secure accommodation in the private sector? If so; Cardiff University are introducing a new Guarantor
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5 Steps to Successful House Hunting

Posted on 4 November 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

The Advice & Money Team are holding a House Hunting Talk at CJ’s Talybont Wednesday 12 November at 5pm, here’s a quick insight into what they’ll cover and the steps you should take when it comes to housing  … Hopefully, you are now settling in and enjoying life in Halls of Residence. You will barely have
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Help with NHS clinical placement travel costs has changed!

Posted on 3 November 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

The Advice & Money Team explain how the NHS Clinical Placement Travel Costs have changed and what that means to you … We can’t believe it either, but the NHS has changed the way that help with placement travel costs is worked out for new NHS funded students. The Advice & Money Team has been
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Celebrating National Care Leavers Week, 23rd – 31st October

Posted on 21 October 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir from the Advice & Money Team updates you on National Career Leavers Week and how Cardiff University is joining in the week’s activities …   Between the 23rd – 31st October 2014, charities and different organisations around the UK will be celebrating National Care Leavers Week. This week is about highlighting the needs of care leavers
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Is it okay to talk about withdrawal from University?

Posted on 13 October 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

The Advice & Money Team share their thoughts on withdrawing from University … Starting at University is exciting but it also comes with some anxiety attached. It is quite common to feel overwhelmed in the first couple of weeks and wonder if you are in the right place, or if you are here at the
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Dedicated contact for Care Leavers and Estranged students at Cardiff University

Posted on 1 October 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir Evans the Key Contact for Care Leavers and Estranged Students welcomes you …   I am the dedicated contact for Care Leavers and Estranged students at Cardiff University. I am based in the Advice & Money Team within the Student Support Centre. If you disclosed that you were a care leaver on your UCAS
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Welcome to the Student Life CU Blog

Posted on 31 July 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

Your Student Life Supported is our tagline and that’s exactly what we want to do This blog is designed to give you a running commentary of the work being undertaken across Student Support & Wellbeing and the services & support available to you. Our mission is to provide high quality, proactive, responsive and innovative services to
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