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National Student Money Week

By UALHalls 04 Mar 2024

It’s National Student Money Week this week (4th-8th March). Organised by the National Association of Student Money Advisors and the financial education platform, Blackbuilion, the theme this year is 'Less Risk, More Reward: Maintaining your Financial Wellbeing at University'. 

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Throughout the month of March we’ll be providing you with practical tips on how to manage your money, improve your financial wellbeing, and access financial support available to you in halls and at UAL. 

Take a look below for handy tips, guides and resources!

Find expert advice and support for funding, managing your money and getting paid work to help you navigate university life. The UAL Student Advice Services offers a wide range of support including, bursaries, debt advice, scholarships and budgeting. 

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Finding a Job

If you want to find work to support your studies and make some extra money, then part-time or temporary work can be a great place to start. UAL offers a wide range of support to help you find the right role to work around your studies, including career resources.

◼︎ For part-time, internship opportunities and freelance work, check out the UAL job board Creative Opportunities

◼︎ If you’re looking for ad-hoc and temporary work, take a look at ArtsTemps.

◼︎ Are you an international student? Explore your options for work during and after your studies.

Here at Halls Life we recognise how beneficial working during your studies can be, earning some extra money whilst also growing your skills and experience. We are currently looking for new committee members for 2024/2025 you can register your interest here.

We are also proud to be connected to some incredible venues across London who regularly hire students, check back for more information coming soon.

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Hints and Tips

Did you know as a student you’re entitled to a huge array of discounts! Make sure to always check when shopping at your favourite stores and restaurants for extra money off. Check out the helpful platforms below for more information:




◼︎ This free Student Money Manual (PDF) gives handy tips on managing your finances whilst at university.

◼︎ Budgeting on the go? Take a look at this helpful guide to find the best mobile app for you! 

Want to know more? Get in touch: 


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