NSMW is an annual campaign to publicise and highlight money advice and support students can access at their university. The theme for this year’s event is “Sustainable Spending”

We have partnered with Barclays, HSBC, NatWest and Santander to offer a range of workshops.

Online workshops and webinars

Monday 21 February
Barclays - Tips for staying on top of your finances
Time: 2pm to 3pm

In this workshop we will share some top tips to help you stay on top of your finances including budgeting, spending wisely, credit scores and money saving tips for families.

Book via MySkills

If you attend this webinar then you will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win £50 in Sainsburys gift vouchers

Tuesday 22 February
HSBC UK Banking Safely and Securely
Time: 1.30pm for appox. one hour

A guide on how to recognise fraud and protect yourself, your online identity and your money. This session focuses on the different types of fraud you may be targeted with and the financial risks associated with spending money online.

Register here

Tuesday 22 February
The Money Charity Webinar
Time: 4.30pm to 5.30pm

The Money Charity is offering a limited number of free workshops specially designed to support University students to manage and control their money, empowering you to make the most of your money, throughout your lives. This workshop includes:

  • Student Finance (How does it work? How and when do I repay it?)
  • The Cost of Living at University (How much do things cost? How can I budget? How might my spending change when I graduate?)
  • Common University Money Worries (What challenges might I face/be facing? How can I overcome them?)

For full details and to sign up visit the University Money workshops

Wednesday 23 February
HSBC UK Tracking and managing your outgoings
Time: 1.30pm for approx. one hour

Looks at how to stay on top of your spending to make sure you don't get caught out by unexpected bills, as well as making sure you are getting value for money when you do spend.

Register now

Wednesday 23 February
Gardening
Time: 2pm to 4pm

With the theme of sustainable spending why not some along to our gardening session to learn how to grow your own and maintain plants in our very own campus garden.

Booking required

Wednesday 23 February
Santander - Sustainable spending, budgeting and saving
Time: 3pm to 4pm

Do you want to learn more about sustainable spending, budgeting, saving and more? Join us for a 1 hour interactive session hosted by Santander Universities. An opportunity to hear from others, ask questions and learn how to ensure you are making the most of your finances, make sensible purchasing and budgeting decisions. Plan for the future and manage finances whilst at Uni with sustainability in mind.

Book via MySkills

If you attend this webinar then you will automatically be entered in to a prize draw to win £50 in Sainsburys gift vouchers

Thursday 24 February
HSBC UK Borrowing Money and Understanding Interest
Time: 1.30pm for approx. one hour

Most people will think about borrowing and interest at some point in their lives. This session will help you evaluate borrowing, saving and credit card options in everyday life, including AER, APR and compound interest.

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Thursday 24 February
NatWest - Change today, save tomorrow
Time: 2pm to 3pm

This workshop is designed to inspire you to make changes in the way you buy and use products to help create a more environmentally sustainable future:

  • Know how ‘green consumerism’ can benefit the planet
  • Learn some tried and tested techniques to help you live a greener lifestyle

Book via MySkills

If you attend this webinar then you will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win £50 in Sainsburys gift vouchers

Share and Repair Bath
Run by Share & Repair, a volunteer-led, community project in Bath and North East Somerset, the Repair Café aims to help local people to protect the environment and save money through reduce, repair and reuse. For full details and to sign up visit the Bath Share and Repair

Free Student Money Tips
Save the Student have a number of short takeaways hacks and tips relating to student money including; saving, budgeting, becoming eco, making money and more.

Further support

If you are experiencing difficulties with your finances and would like to talk to someone our Money Advice service runs drop-in sessions where you can speak to an Adviser. Alternatively, you can book an appointment. They can discuss managing your money, hardship grants, loans, funding and anything else that may be causing you financial worry.