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.

Please note Budgeting Workshops run at Bedford and Luton (see below).

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  must be completed using Microsoft Excel. The digital version has the advantage of performing the calculations for you.

  • Please complete the Microsoft Excel Spread sheet fully
  • This digital version has the advantage of performing your calculations for you
  • Divide each full yearly income amount by 12 months for all monthly figures
  • Save and send to sma@beds.ac.uk or upload and attach to your Access to Learning Fund enquiry via SiD
  • Do not manually input figures.

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:

  • Wed 18 September 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 25 September 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 02 October 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 09 October 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 16 October 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 23 October 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 30 October 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 06 November 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 13 November 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 20 November 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 27 November 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 04 December 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus
  • Wed 11 December 2019, 13:00 to 14:00 in room S0.01A, located at Bedford Campus

Please book onto the Bedford Budgeting Workshop here

Budgeting Workshop Dates - Luton

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

  • Mon 16 September 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P204, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 18 September 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 23 September 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 25 September 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 30 September 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 02 October 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 07 October 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 09 October 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 14 October 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 16 October 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 21 October 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 23 October 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 28 October 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 30 October 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 04 November 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 06 November 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 11 November 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 13 November 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 18 November 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 20 November 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 25 November 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 27 November 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 02 December 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 04 December 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 09 December 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Wed 11 December 2019, 12:30 to 13:30 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus
  • Mon 16 December 2019, 15:00 to 16:00 in room P304, located in the Postgraduate Centre, Luton Campus

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

Please read this Health and Safety booklet [PPTX] 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.

Contact Student Support

Luton campus & other campuses
Level 2, Campus Centre
Luton campus
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