Funding Roadmap: Freshers Map for Financial Success at University (Content…
Funding Roadmap: Freshers Map for Financial Success at University
Who is this for?
New students in residencies
Scottish, RUK, EU and International
Statutory funding - should be in place but do you have issues?
Planning budget with the stat funding - different types of student have different increments to plan with
Contact info for team - drop ins, emails etc.
FAQs via the HUB portal (basics)
Money not quite stretching as it should
Planning your budget: Pre entry & Budgeting guides
Topics to consider: New to independent living, budgeting for own food, possibly home. New to balancing family budget with study. Finances may have changed at university from college
Not planning for Christmas/summer properly
taking on debts - unsuitable such as payday loans or maxing out cc
Expecting a job and this falling through/not happening
Failing to understand when and how long statutory funding being paid
New parent or new lone parent status
Loosing your job
Academic failure/course breaks/repeat study
Having to repeat, how to plan for this, find out more
End of university - transition to work
Who Funds You? (Mary's idea)
Different roadmap for UK, Europe, Int etc. explaining which bodies/options there are for funding (ideal for open days)
Also had a query about tuition fees, when applying for loan - have emailed SAAS policy as I think they have this covered
What do we want to acheive?
Direct students visually to web support
Direct students to modules/advice
Give students a visual to find their issue and access support
Encourage proactive and preventative steps
Self reflective tool
Different times of year - slightly different flyer
Fresher - preparing/budgeting etc.
Money week: different focus dependant on topic
Mid Session round up