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National Student Money Week 2021

Financial planning for a rainy day

National Student Money Week 2021 (NSMW) is starting next week! So get ready for some key webinars and lots of important money-advice!  NSMW is an annual campaign where universities work together to bring free money advice to students across the UK.  Being financially prepared has become an important focus for many us, more so in these recent challenging times. The theme for National Student Money Week 2021 is ‘Expect the unexpected: Financial planning for a rainy day’.

During NSMW, we have a schedule of daily financial webinars for you to engage with:

 Date  Time  Webinar  Content Webinar joining details 
Monday 22nd February  15:30 -16:15 Applying for support from UEL's Hardship Bursary  Student's Union webinar providing guidance on how to apply to UEL's Hardship Bursary for financial support, detailing the evidence required. Click here to sign up
Tuesday 23rd February  15:00-16:00 Financial wellbeing in COVID times 
  • What is a recession and why is one coming: understand the impact of macro events on your life.
  • Assessing your current financial situation: how to work out where you are and how to get where you want.
  • Developing financial goals: how to set your personal, big-picture objectives.
  • Identifying courses of action: take steps to turn goals into reality. 
Sign up to the webinars
Wednesday 24th February  12:30 - 13:15 Applying for support from UEL's Hardship Bursary Student's Union webinar providing guidance on how to apply to UEL's Hardship Bursary for financial support, detailing the evidence required. Click here to sign up 
Thursday 25th February  12:30-13:15 Applying for support from UEL's Hardship Bursary Student's Union webinar providing guidance on how to apply to UEL's Hardship Bursary for financial support, detailing the evidence required. Click here to sign up
Thursday 25th February  15:00-16:00 Building financial resilience for all 
  • Developing a strong foundation: to withstand any financial situation life throws at you. 
  • Budgeting like a boss: why the B-word is the most important word. 
  • Getting out of debt: because that’s where your power will be.
  • Saving for investment: the basis of building wealth. 
Sign up to the Webinars 
Friday 26th February  11:00 - 16:00 FebFest  Visit the SMART team at FebFest for advice and guidance on all things money related Sign up to attend FebFest

Being #MoneySmart is a life-long journey. If you’re ever worried about your financial situation, or want to talk about your financial circumstance, you can always contact the Student Money Advice and Rights Team (SMART) by calling 020 8223 4444 or emailing thehub@uel.ac.uk.

Discover all that this year's NSMW has to offer at nationalstudentmoneyweek.com

Stay #MoneySmart!


Monday, 22 February 2021 15:30 to Friday, 26 February 2021 16:00