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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

Budgeting Workshops will be held as follows:

  • 2 May 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 9 May 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 16 May 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 23 May 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 30 May 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 6 June 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 13 June 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 20 June 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 27 June 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a

Please book onto the Bedford Budgeting Workshop here

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

Budgeting Workshops will be held in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus as follows:

  • 2nd May 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 9th May 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 14th May 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 16th May 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 21st May 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304 - Citizen's Advice Bureau Budgeting Workshop - DOCX 80.5 KB
  • 23rd May 2018 -12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 30th May 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 4th June 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 6th June 2018 -12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 11th June 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 13th June 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 18th June 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 20th June 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 25th June 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 27th June 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 19th September 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 24th September 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 26th September 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 1st October 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 3rd October 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 8th October 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 10th October 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 15th October 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 17th October 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 22nd October 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 24th October 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 29th October 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 31st October 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 5th November 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 7th November 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 12th November 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 14th November 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 19th November 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 21st November 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 26th November 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 28th November 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 3rd December 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 5th December 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 10th December 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 12th December 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 17th December 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 19th December 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304

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

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

Continuing Students - Reminder to reapply for your Student Finance at www.gov.uk/studentfinance. The deadline is Friday 22nd June 2018.

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