21st July 2000

 

GET UP TO SPEED ON STUDENT FINANCES

 

Officials from the Department for Education will visit the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside on Tuesday (25th July 2000) to give staff the lowdown on student finances for the coming academic year.

 

Access bursaries, hardship funds, fee waiver funds and loans for part-time students will all come under discussion at Student Finance 2000/2001, a half-day briefing session organised by the university.

 

The event is aimed at access fund officers, advice and student support staff , student records and admissions staff, Student Union officers and disability advisers.

 

Keynote speakers from the DfEE will be Nina Curley, Helen Brooks, Paul Schofield and Jim Wilson.

 

The two half-day sessions are open to external delegates at a cost of 15 per delegate, but ULH staff can attend for free.

 

Delegates can attend either in the morning (10am to 12.30pm) or in the afternoon (1.30pm to 4.00pm).

 

For further details contact Margaret Hill on 01482 463251.

 

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For more information about this press release contact:

 

Jez Ashberry

Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk