Additional Finance Resources for Newcastle Students

There are lots of resources out there to help you understand the new student finance system and manage your money while you're at university. Here are some of our favourites:

Gov.uk resources

Visit the Gov.uk student finance web pages. You can use their student finance calculator to get an estimate of your student loans, grants, bursaries and other funding for university


Independent Taskforce on Student Finance Information Independent Taskforce on Student Finance Information logo

Not sure how the new system works? Read through Martin Lewis' 20 key points every potential student, parent and grandparent should know.

Martin Lewis on Student Finance changes

Listen to Martin Lewis, journalist and consumer campaigner who created MoneySavingExpert.com - the UK's biggest money website, speak in simple terms about the key changes to student finance from 2012.

You Can Afford To Go To Uni Guide (PDF: 2.5MB) - aimed at helping full-time students understand the true cost of full time higher education study in England from 2012. It is written by Martin Lewis and the Brightside Trust www.thebrightsidetrust.org.

The Brightside Trust resources

Find out what funding you could get and build a budget for your time at university with this free online student calculator.