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Get your energy bills under control with a smart meter

Get your energy bills under control with a smart meter

Sunday 4 December 2016Info and advice

The average student spends over £500 a year on their energy usage and too many of us have received a shock when opening our energy bill because we had no idea how much energy we were using. Those days of nasty surprises should be over soon thanks to smart meters – the new generation of electricity and gas meters being rolled out across all households in Great Britain by 2020.

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Can I continue to get higher education funding if I need to take time off due to pregnancy or adopting a child?

Can I continue to get higher education funding if I need to take time off due to pregnancy or adopting a child?

Wednesday 10 February 2016Higher education

If you’re a healthcare student in higher education in the UK and you need to take time off to have a baby or adopt one, you should seek advice from your students’ union, university or college advice centre about the possible forms of support. There are only limited circumstances in which students taking time out for maternity or adoption leave can get extra funding, and these relate mainly to healthcare students. Here’s an overview with links to more information.

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Can I get a professional or career development loan to fund my studies?

Can I get a professional or career development loan to fund my studies?

Wednesday 10 February 2016Other sources of funding

If you want to take a vocational course in the UK and can’t get the government’s student funding, you may be able to get a government-backed loan to pay for your course and living expenses, called a Professional and Career Development Loan (PCDL). Here’s an overview with links to more information.

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