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Student Money Events

Budgeting Workshops - by Student Money Advice

Get useful tools and guidance on money matters. Budgeting Workshops last a maximum of one hour and cover everything you need to know to manage on a limited income and budget wisely.

Topics covered

  • Money management
  • Budgeting and monitoring
  • Money saving tips
  • Spending wisely
  • Income and expenses
  • Budget comparison
  • Planning a budget

This handy Budget Planner - XLSX 48.3 KB can either be printed and completed or done through Microsoft Excel. The digital version has the advantage of performing the calculations for you.

Also take a look at the Student Money Advice team's Budgeting leaflet - PDF 221.0 KB with lots of helpful tips.

Budgeting Workshop Dates - Bedford

Please submit your contact details here and Jo Mealey will contact you to arrange a Budgeting Session at Bedford campus.

NHS students

If you are on an NHS-funded course then you will need to book a Budgeting Workshop at Luton. Please see below.

Budgeting Workshop Dates - Luton

Special Budgeting Workshops with Citizens Advice Bureau

****** Book Below ******

Budgeting Workshops will be held as follows:

  • 11th September 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 13th September 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 18th September 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 25th September 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 27th September 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 2nd October 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 4th October 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 9th October 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304 (Delivered by CAB*, focus on new students living alone)
  • 11th October 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304 (Delivered by CAB*, focus on mature students)
  • 16th October 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 18th October 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P204
  • 23rd October 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 25th October 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 30th October 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 1st November 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 6th November 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 8th November 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 13th November 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 15th November 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 20th November 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 22nd November 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 27th November 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 29th November 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 4th December 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 6th December 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 11th December 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 13th December 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 18th December 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 20th December 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304

P304 accommodates 8, P204 accommodates 10 and P302 accommodates 12.

*CAB = Citizens Advice Bureau

Please read this Health and Safety booklet - PPTX 500.6 KB before attending the Budgeting Workshop.

Please book on to the Luton Budgeting Workshop here

If all of your lectures/seminars coincide with the Budgeting Workshop dates, then please contact studentmoney@beds.ac.uk to request a one to one Budgeting Session.

Please state the times you are available. You will then be contacted to arrange a one to one Budgeting Session.

Tips of the month

Cut back on the amount you spend on 'invisible' items which could save you up to £948 a year. Find out what these 'invisible' items are at blog.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

Split money into categories i.e. bills, food and necessities. Then divide the remainder equally and stick to your daily amount set aside.

Student Finance news

Postgraduate Loan application service available at www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

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