It's National Student Money Week from 12 - 16 February 2018. The theme this year is ‘Where I Live’ and we're encouraging you to think about the cost of renting, tenancy rights, utility bills and generally all things money related.
To help you make your money go further, BU have joined up with SUBU Advice to bring you a week of all things money which will include activities, competitions and prizes, and plenty of top tips on how to save money. Here’s how you can get involved with any of these events or follow us online via Facebook or @bournemouthuni using #NSMW18:
NSMW18 – Money Stand: 12 - 16 February
Win a shopping basket full of goodies* and sign up to the Home Sweet Home Money Bootcamp** with a chance to win an Amazon Tablet. Come and talk to us about all things money and collect some freebies!
- Fusion Building Main Entrance, Talbot Campus, 12 - 16 February, 11am – 3pm every day
- Bournemouth House Entrance, on Tuesday 13 & Friday 16 February, 11am – 3pm
Am I Ready to Rent?: 12 February
SUBU Advice are hosting a session to help with understanding utility bills. From 11am – 2pm on Monday 12 February on the ground floor of the Student Centre, Talbot Campus.
The Housing Fair: 15 February
This event will help you with EVERYTHING you need to know about student housing and accommodation - we've got it covered! From competitions and how to save money, this is the event if you're currently renting now or next year! Between 10am - 3pm on Thursday 15 February, in the Student Centre, Talbot Campus.
SUBU Advice drop-in: 13 & 15 February
Pop into the SUBU Advice Office to discuss any queries you have about utility bills and housing. Between 2-4pm on Tuesday 13 & Thursday 15 February, on the second floor of the Student Centre, Talbot Campus
* Terms and conditions for the shopping basket challenge:
Guess the value of the shopping basket. The person with the closest guess for the basket will win it at the end of the week. The competition closes at 3pm on Friday 16 February. The winner will be drawn the week commencing Monday 19 February and be contacted via their BU student email, which entrants will need to provide when entering the competition.
* *Terms and conditions for the Amazon Tablet Competition:
Anyone signing up to the Blackbullion Home Sweet Home Bootcamp up until midnight on Friday 16 February will have a chance to win. The winner will be picked at random and informed shortly after 19 February.