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We have pre-recorded all our workshops have put them here for easy access.  These sessions have been created for new students but would be helpful at any point of your student journey, especially if your circumstances change or you are moving home.  We plan to deliver online and on campus sessions throughout the year, always check here for details:

Live Q&A: Living in private sector housing Wednesday 22nd September 1.30-2.30pm on MS teams

A live online Q&A session with one of the KCL Specialist Housing Advisers, who will be answering your questions on renting in the private sector. 


Live Q&A: Ask a Student Money Mentor Wednesdays in September 3pm – 4pm on MS Teams

A live online Q&A session with King's Student Money Mentors, who will be answering questions on student life in London. Specialist Money Advisers will be in attendance if you have more complex funding questions.

Wednesday 22nd September: getting around London and managing your money. 

Wednesday 29th September: funding questions answered

Wednesday 6th October: students and welfare benefits

Wednesday 13th October: getting your budget back on track


Pathway to Financial Wellbeing Understanding & Avoiding Scams

Part 1 - What is a Scam?

Part 2 - Known Student Scams

Part 3 - Reporting and seeking help with scams [coming soon, in the meantime see Action Fraud]

Navigating the UK Private Housing Sector

 Get advice and meet other students at our private housing events:  

  • Searching for people to live with? Join the flatmate finder event to discover other King’s students looking to move to London and get tips on housing options.  Sign up to the flatmate finder event on Thursday 19 August, 11:00 – 12:00   

  • Looking for somewhere to live – webinar and live Q&A In this webinar on 9th September, our colleagues at University of London Housing Services (ULHS) will guide you through your options in the private sector, the likely costs and what to look out for.   Register for the event on Thursday 9th September, 11:00 – 12:00.  

 Missed an event but would like to see relevant content online:

Part One - Looking for Housing

 Part Two - Viewing a property

 Part Three - Signing a Private Housing Contract

 Part Four - Moving in

International Students Life and Immigration in the UK Thriving in London


If you found these useful why not also sign up to Blackbullion for a complete a range of online financial education pathways on anything from student finance to investments, from managing your budget to planning for the future.  Free and easy to use for all King's students, just register with your King's email address.  If you are new to King's you can create a temporary registration and upgrade when you complete enrolment.

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