Managing your money

We can support and advise you to help make your money go further.

Money shouldn’t be a barrier to your success. Here are some tips to help make your money go a bit further while at university.

Look at all possible sources of income

Look at all possible sources of income

We offer grants, bursaries and scholarships at Oxford Brookes. The government also has additional financial support for some students – so make sure you know what is available to you.

Shop smart

Shop smart

From looking out for special offers, to buying in bulk, there are lots of useful hints and tips at www.moneysavingexpert.com.

Look out for free events

Look out for free events

Oxford is a vibrant student city, so there are always lots of free things going on. From live music and film screenings to exhibitions and talks, there’s always something for everyone. Visit www.dailyinfo.co.uk for listings and ideas.

Part-time work

Get part-time work

Many employers in Oxford offer flexible working hours to fit around your studies. Our jobs fair in Semester 1 is the ideal opportunity for you to find work that fits around your schedule.

Student discounts

Student discounts

Sign up for a Totum student card with your given university email address. These cards offer discounts at many different retailers and services.

Get budgeting

Get budgeting

Budgeting apps are a great way to help you stay on top of your spending. There are lots of free ones to choose from, with Money Dashboard and Bean being popular.

Get fit and save money

Get fit and save money

Cycling and walking will save you money and keep you fit. Oxford is a recognised ‘cycling city’ and has plenty of cycling routes. We also have on-campus Bike Doctor maintenance sessions with free labour (you only pay for parts).

Financial aid

If you should experience financial difficulties whilst at university, don't worry, we're here to help you. We have dedicated, friendly teams to advise you on financial support and on US loans. 

“Thank you very much. This has taken a huge weight off my shoulders meaning I can now focus on my last placement and planning my dissertation.”

Final year Adult Nursing student

Contact us

Financial Aid

finaid@brookes.ac.uk

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