Money, Budgeting and Legal

 

We understand that money can be a source of a lot of anxiety when you're at University. Whether that be paying your rent or affording course materials, as a student, you deserve to have access to information and resources which can help when it comes to handling money. If you're struggling financially, take a look at the list below, and see if there are any services which may be helpful to you.

 

Campus Support
Advice Service

Free, confidential academic, budgeting, housing and signposting advice and guidance.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Phone: 0116 223 1132
Email: advice@le.ac.uk
Website: www.leicesterunion.com/advice
Facebook: @ulsuadvice
Skype: ed_ucation1
Location: First Floor of the Students' Union (Percy Gee Building)

Free Legal Advice Clinic

A student-led society offering support in various legal areas to the Leicester Community. Students, in particular, can seek advice from the Legal Advice Clinic regarding any issues they have with tenancies. We promote greater access to Legal Aid and help secure a better understanding of the law for the future.
Legal Advice Clinic Email: lawadviceclinic@leicester.ac.uk
Website: https://www.uolprobono.co.uk/lac
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/leicesterpb/

Student Welfare Service 

Based at the Charles Wilson Building on University campus. Provide advice on financial issues, immigration, housing, leaving care, childcare, bullying and harassment and benefits.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00am to 05:00pm.
Phone: 0116 252 2448
Email: studentservices@le.ac.uk
Website: www2.le.ac.uk/offices/welfare
Location: Student Services Centre, Charles Wilson Building

Community Support
Money Advice Service
Money Matters Leicester

Phone: 0792 608 6238
Website: www.moneymattersleicester.org/students

Moneywise Plus

Phone: 0300 003 7004
Referral form:www.moneywiseplus.co.uk/refer-to-us/
Website:www.moneywiseplus.co.uk

Citizens' Advice Leicestershire

An independent charity helping people in the local area by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice and campaigning for better policies. They offer practical, up-to-date information and advice on a wide range of topics including debt, benefits, housing, family issues, discrimination, employment, immigration, and other problems.

Phone: 0300 330 1025
Website: citizensadviceleicestershire.org
Location: 60 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FB

Online Resources