For 16+ Year Olds
Workshop: University, Money and More

2 hrs. Includes refreshments and take-home guide

Everything you need to know from applying for your loan to choosing your halls, plus banking, budgeting and our super-helpful 10 Meal Trick. The session is friendly and interactive with plenty of time for questions. By the end of the session you will feel confident about:

  • Your application and student loan timeline – when to apply for what, when you get it and when you have to pay for things
  • Comparing the advantages of studying near home, further afield or outside the UK
  • Finding sources of financial help such as bursaries etc
  • Choosing the right uni accommodation at the right price   
  • Choosing a student bank account that suits you
  • Understanding how credit, overdrafts, APR etc work)
  • Knowing what kind of money you are likely to need, day to day
  • Private accommodation – understanding deposits, landlords and contracts
  • Feeding yourself – with Headstart Uni’s super helpful 10 Meal Trick – our ultimately simple, nutritious and delicious, budget-conscious shopping and cooking plan.
  • Finding and applying for vacation work and using it to enhance your CV

 Contact us to arrange a session for your child and their friends, your school or college.