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Keeping Newham’s young people debt free & uni ready!

 

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Young people at Rokeby School and Brampton Manor Academy have received money management lessons to help them save and afford university.

Our financial education experts armed hundreds of local 11-18 year olds with budgeting and banking skills via so they can understand student finance and make informed decisions about their future.

The Uni Dosh project, supported by Prudential plc and the Chartered Accountants’ Livery Charity, is helping thousands of young people in London’s poorest areas.

MyBnk lessons have the UK’s highest effectiveness rating, according to the Money Advice Service.

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“The lesson was really helpful and I enjoyed all the activities especially learning how to budget. Uni has always been 50/50 for me and this session has given me much needed positive information to make a decision.” Patrick Stammers 16.

“Great workshop, great fun. I found it very interesting, and it allowed me to shake of the negative stigmas of Uni, like, it’s too pricey for me and what I’m actually going to study for!” Sheheena Meens, 16.

“Great info, great good trainer! I learnt a lot of interesting facts about Uni. I was unsure about Uni because I didn’t know what I was entitled to or the support out there. It’s not all about debt.” Mo Ghailan, 17.

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We have a range of funded workshops available to schools and youth groups. Teachers and youth workers are urged to contact info@mybnk.org for more information.

 

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