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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:

  • 10 January 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 17 January 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 24 January 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 31 January 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 7 February 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 21 February 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 28 February 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 7 March 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 14 March 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 21 March 2018 13:00 to 14:00 Room S0.01a
  • 28 March 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 as follows:

  • 3rd January 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 8th January 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 10th January 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P302
  • 15th January 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 17th January 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 22nd January 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 24th January 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 29th January 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 31st January 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 5th February 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 7th February 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 12th February 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 19th February 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 21st February 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P304
  • 26th February 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P204
  • 28th February 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P302
  • 5th March 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P204
  • 7th March 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P204
  • 12th March 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P204
  • 14th March 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P302
  • 19th March 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P204
  • 21st March 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30 in P204
  • 26th March 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00 in P304
  • 28th March 2018 - 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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