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National Student Money Week 2020

Money Money Money!

DID YOU KNOW:  UEL's Student Money Advice & Rights Team (SMART), offer daily drop-in and appointment sessions, to give advice in regards to student funding issues?  Additionally, SMART assess various additional funding that you possibly could apply for, during the academic year.


It is important that you maximise your funding by applying for funds that are available to you!  Check out UEL's bursaries that are currently available by visiting our SMART Funds Page.

National Student Money Week 2020

This year's National Student Money Week is coming to UEL from 3 – 7 February 2020, so, get ready for some awesome activities, fun giveaways, and handy money advice.

This year, the theme is Spend Healthy, Live Healthy, so come along if you’re looking to learn how to be a better spender, saver and consumer for our wonderful planet.

SMART in collaboration with Students' Union will be available across all campuses, where you will be able to collect your free NSMW jar and other goodies. Also you will be able to enter our #ZeroWasteJar Insta competition, join in with our fun activities and get your student finance questions answered.

Come along and help us make this NSMW the biggest in its history. Ah, and did we mention there will be prizes to be won too?

See you during NSMW! Stay #MoneySmart!

UEL NSMW20 Schedule:

  • Money Monday: If you need help planning your finances, tackling financial difficulty, or understanding what benefits you can access as a student; come and visit the SMART team who will be able to provide financial advice and guidance. SMART will be available to discuss current bursaries available and to carry out financial health checks.
    •  Docklands Hub, 11am – 2pm
  • Trash Tuesday: Be the change you want to see in the world: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Save all your recyclables by taking part in the zero-waste jar challenge! Come and collect your free jars from SMART stalls during National Student Money Week.
    • CC Centre Foyer, Stratford, 11am – 2pm
  • Wellbeing Wednesday: Always remember that UEL have numerous water stations across the campus! Don't forget to drink 8 glasses of water a day! Come and collect your free jars from SMART stalls during National Student Money Week and engage with our Wellbeing activities and advice.
    •  USS Foyer, 11am – 2pm
  • Travel Thursday: Do you like travelling? Hopefully you have applied for a student TFL Oyster card and/or a 16-25 Railcard? You can save hundreds of pounds for your travel funds! Living outside London? No worries, come and visit the SMART team to get advice on how you can apply for travel bursaries and other financial support.
    • CC Centre Foyer, Stratford, 11am – 2pm
  • Freebie Friday: To celebrate #NSMW20, we are bringing Spend Healthy – Live Healthy habits to our campus, with freebies, giveaways and our sustainable #instajar competition. Stop by and meet advisors from SMART and Students' Union, who can give you key advice on how to live on a budget and how to maximise your income.
    • Docklands Hub, 11am – 2pm

Contact Details

Should you wish to contact SMART, please call the Hub on 020 8223 4444 or email

Monday, 3 February 2020 11:00 to Thursday, 6 February 2020 14:00