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Level up your finances and win prizes this Talk Money Week

Talk Money Week, 6-10 November

From Monday 6 November – Friday 10 November 2023 the Money & Housing Advice Service and King’s Student Money Mentors will be running a campaign for Talk Money Week.

Talk Money Week happens every year to encourage people to open up about their finances. You can access information and support on understanding your spending habits, budgeting, loans and all things income maximisation.


Cost of living support

With the rising cost of living, as a student you may be concerned about what this will mean for household bills, food and travel costs.

Visit our cost of living pages to find a range of support on offer for you to access.

Who are the Student Money Mentors?

Our Money Mentors are current King’s students who are passionate about sharing their experiences of living on a student budget, offering money saving tips and hosting events across the year.

Learn more about the project, and follow them on Instagram for updates and current news.

You may find the following Money Mentors blogs helpful:

What's happening at King's?

Keep up to date with Talk Money Week via Instagram, where the Money Mentors will be sharing their experiences of being a King’s student and managing their money.

We will be running quizzes, polls and competitions over the week to help you consider your relationship with money and learn about where and how to seek assistance at university. You can also enter our prize draw for a chance to win an Amazon voucher.

This Talk Money Week, we will be sharing advice on:

  • The psychology of money and understanding your spending habits
  • Budgeting
  • Getting a head start on your financial journey
  • Your first loan

Stall times and locations

You can find our stalls at the following times and locations:

  • Monday 6 November at Bush House Arcade, Strand, 11.00-15.00
  • Wednesday 8 November at Guy’s Campus, 13.00-15.00
  • Thursday 9 November at Bush House Arcade, Strand, 11.00-15.00

Keep an eye on our Instagram, Twitter and Blog for further information on Talk Money Week.

Need advice or support?

The Specialist Money & Housing Advisors are available every weekday for campus drop-ins or via their dedicated advice line, for further information or to register with the service please consult their webpages

Blackbullion Unibattle 2023

The Blackbullion Unibattle is back this November for its sixth year, giving you another chance to win some brilliant prizes.

From 9.00 Monday 6 November to 15.00 Friday 17 November (weekends excluded), universities and colleges around the world will battle to be crowned the Money Smartest, and we need your help to make sure that’s us!

How to get involved

Register with our partner Blackbullion, the financial wellbeing platform for students, and complete personal finance lessons to push your university up the leader board. There will be a new main prize each day including AirPods, £100 cash and an ASUS Chromebook. If King's place in the top 20, one of our lucky students will also receive a £50 cash prize.

Read the Unibattle blog for more information, and to make sure you’re ready to take part. Also, follow Blackbullion on Instagram as they’ll be announcing the Unibattle prize winners there.