20th October 2005
UNIVERSITY FINANCE ADVICE AT OPEN EVENING
students who are confused by the new university tuition fees can get help and
advice at a special open evening at the
The event will take place at the Brayford Pool campus from 5.30pm until 8pm on Wednesday 26th October 2005.
The aim of the evening is to provide financial advice to students and their families and to highlight the major changes to university funding which take effect next year.
also be a presentation from Connexions
From September 2006:
· students will not have to pay their fees up front – instead they will start paying them back after graduation, and then only after they are earning more than £15,000 per year
· the average graduate will pay back tuition fees at a rate of £5.19 per week
next year the
· the Government has reintroduced the student grant – students from the lowest income backgrounds will get £2,700 per year
“A lot of support is available to students from next year and we are keen to provide as much information and advice as we can to ensure that students and their families are not discouraged from applying to university,” said a spokesman.
To book a place please call Andy Kirk on 01522 886631 or email email@example.com
For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager
01522 886042 firstname.lastname@example.org