The Booking Form for the 2023/24 academic year is open from Monday the 25th of September for budgeting and emergency advice.

*PLEASE NOTE: Students do not need to book an appointment with the Student Budgeting Advisor in order to apply for the Student Assistance Fund. Follow the link below to apply: 
You will find a range of resources, links and information on these webpages to help you enjoy life as a University student. If in doubt talk to your Student Budgeting Advisor - there is no judgement only advice and options. You might find what you are looking for on our FAQ's  page.

You are advised to check this website regularly for any updates/ calendar changes for the Service for the Academic Year.

Please note: Emergency Drop-Ins do NOT run out of term time i.e. Drop-Ins only run during class/lecture times.

Appointments with the Student Budgeting Advisor, Mark Bracken

Day  Term hours - Subject to change
Monday - On Campus  Booked Appointments
Tuesday  - Working Remotely  Booked Appointments
Wednesday  - On Campus  Emergency Drop in Clinic - 10:00-12:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: Drop in clinic 
opens at 10am but it is on a first come first served
basis - Appointments are limited!
Thursday - Working Remotely  Booked Appointments
Friday - On Campus   Booked Appointments


  • All communication regarding funding is through your mumail or sppumail email account. If you have applied online and met with the Student Budgeting Advisor for funding please check your university email account.​
  • You may find the online calendar is full but new appointments open daily, please keep checking the link in the email you receive when you complete the Booking Form.
  • Drop in Clinic each week during term time for general queries, see times above. 
  • 1916 Bursary - For information about this Bursary see 1916 Bursary 
  • Please visit Student Services for details on how best to access non financial supports.
  • ​If you have another query and are unsure of who to connect with, please visit Student Help and you may find some information to help you.   
  • SAF Update - If you wish to apply for the Student Assistance Fund please check SAF