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Who are the Money Mentors and how can you get involved?

Rachel Money Mentors

Do you have questions about money management at university? Would you like to speak to another student about budgeting and saving money? If so, the Money Mentors are here for you!

The Money Mentors are current students trained under the Money & Housing Advice Service at King’s to support their fellow students with all sorts of money-related matters. If you’re unsure of how to create a realistic budget, would like to explore various ways of saving money, and keep yourself safe from scams throughout the year, the Money Mentors are happy to support you.

Meet your Money Mentors

The Money Mentor team consists of students from different backgrounds and courses.

  • Rebecca Lam - third year graduate-entry medicine student
  • Tasniya Aktar - second year medical student
  • Asmae Ait Abdallah - second year Neuroscience student
  • Amani Parvaiz - second year Mathematics student
  • Aanchal Raina - second year Medical student
  • Samah Ramsi - second year Medical student
  • Hania Hussain - second year Medical student
  • Sarina Sanghera - third year Medical student
  • Ilinca Olteanu - second year Economics and Management student
  • Yahye Mohamud - second year Medical student
  • Nazish Bibi - final year History student
  • Shivam Chotai - fourth year Medical student

How can I connect with the Money Mentors?

You can reach out to Money Mentors on Instagram and ask any money-related questions they may have.

You can also take a look at the Money Mentors blog for some tips on managing your money and staying (financially) safe during your time at university.

However, if you need specialist advice tailored to any complex financial situation or have serious concerns that require urgent help, please contact the Money & Housing Advice Service where you can speak to a Specialist Money & Housing Adviser.

Do the Money Mentors organise any student events?

Yes! They have an upcoming campaign in November called ‘Level up your finances’, and another in early December focused on combating loan-sharking.

They actively promote their upcoming events on their social media (on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook), so do keep an eye on them if you’re interested in attending.

Can I apply to become a Money Mentor?

Yes! The Money & Housing Advice Service is seeking to recruit current students who wish to train as Money Mentors.

The job is incredibly varied, including talking to peers and prospective students about student life in London, presenting talks, writing advice guides and blogs, leading campaigns and creating new ideas to help students get smart with their money.

The role is open to current students residing in the UK and studying beyond the current academic year. The role is paid with full training and supervision provided.

Find out more about the role and apply online. Applications close Sunday 25 September 2022, 23:59 (BST). Please note you will need to apply using your King's email address and there is only one response per person. 

Connect with the team

If you have any concerns about financial wellbeing or wish to know more about the Money Mentors, do not hesitate to contact the team on InstagramFacebook or email money@kcl.ac.uk.