Useful Information


Students Union Advice Service (Greenwich & Avery Hill students):
www.suug.co.uk/advice/

GK Unions Advice Service (Medway students):
www.gkunions.co.uk/advice

If you’re already in debt, try your Students’ Union first!  We’re free, independent and confidential. It may take time to get an appointment with local services: we’ll usually work to deal with urgent situations and get them under control while you’re waiting.

University Money Doctor Service:
To avoid getting into debt! For help with budgeting; Checking your student finance entitlement; Hardship funds; University bursaries and scholarships
http://www2.gre.ac.uk/current-students/student-finance/moneydoctors

Student Calculator & International Student Calculator:
www2.gre.ac.uk/current-students/student-finance/money-doctors/resources

Advice and information from Citizens’ Advice on debt, benefits and other legal topics:
www.adviceguide.org.uk

Greenwich Credit Union:
For low cost and affordable borrowing while you’re at Uni and after, at below-market rates. If you need to borrow, check your student finance entitlement first, and get advice on alternatives. www.greenwichcreditunion.co.uk

Money Advice Service:
National debt and finance advice service
www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

Money Saving Expert:
Information on cutting costs and discounts for services
www.moneysavingexpert.com

National Debtline:
Free, independent and confidential.
www.nationaldebtline.org

NUS Extra Cards:
www.nus.org.uk/en/nus-extra/

The Student Money Manual:
http://themoneycharity.org.uk/student-moneymanual/

Student Loans Company:
www.slc.co.uk

Student finance generally
Including applying for it
https://www.gov.uk/browse/education

Checking benefit entitlement:
www.turn2us.org.uk