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NASMA Training Events 2016/17 

The booking form for these events is available HERE.

Introduction to Student Funding - Leeds Beckett Students' Union - Monday 4th September 2017 - 10:00am- 4:00pm

This one-day training event will be particularly relevant to those new to student money advice and fund administration, as well as a refresher for those returning to the field following a period of time away. The training will focus on statutory funding for 2017/18 entrants applying to Student Finance England, however, information about cross nation differences will also be provided.

The training will include:

  • Eligibility criteria for funding accessed via SFE
  • What's available?
  • The application process
  • When things go wrong
  • Student loan repayments
  • Cross Nation comparisons
  • Other funds and bursaries
  • EU Students/Migrant Workers

Trainers: Lynne Condell MBE - Lynne is the manager of the Money Advice Team at the Liverpool John Moores University. From 2008 to 2012 she was the Chair of the National Association of Student Money Advisers (NASMA). She still plays an active role in the student money advice sector and represents NASMA on a number of stakeholder groups including the Student Finance England/Student Finance Wales Operations Group and the Vulnerable Students Stakeholder Group. Lynne has worked in Higher Education for over 25 years and in 2013 was awarded an MBE for her services to Higher Education. Jo Gibson - Jo is Head of Student Information & Advice at Leeds Beckett University. Prior to this, Jo worked for NASMA for three years as Strategy & Development Manager, and served as Training Officer on the NASMA Board from 2007-2010. She continues to represent NASMA nationally on the Money Advice Liaison Group. Jo has previously worked at the University of Reading and at York St John

CPD Hours (which can be used towards Accreditation ): 5 hours 
Delegate Rates: Pricing Tier 2 (see below)

Training Event Rates:

Pricing Tier 1

  • Accredited/Ordinary Members: £40
  • Associate Members: £60
  • External Delegates: £100
Pricing Tier 2

  • Accredited/Ordinary Members: £75
  • Associate Members: £100
  • External Delegates: £180
Pricing Tier 3

  • Accredited/Ordinary Members: £100
  • Associate Members: £130
  • External Delegates: £225
Please note that unless specifically stated, lunch is not provided at NASMA training events.


Last updated 18th May 2017