Money Lab

National Student Money Week

USW's Student Money Advice Team were out and about across campuses to help you break bad financial habits as part of this year's National Student Money Week campaign (in association with NASMA), so download your brilliant free Periodic Table of Savings Booklet - Digital.pdfPeriodic Table.jpg                                                                                                    

Student Money Advice Team

Think of some ways of reducing your grocery bill.     Student Support Fund SMAT

Unused subscriptions can easily drain money from students' bank accounts.  

  • Charges from Netflix, Amazon Prime and Spotify may seem small initially, but when combined, they can add up over time. 
  • Take our quiz to see if there are some you rarely use that could be replaced or removed entirely.SMAT Managing Money

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Thanks to everyone who sent in their #BestBargains to us last week! the winner of the £50 Amazon Voucher will be announced shortly.

Did you know the 16-25 Railcard could save an average of £190 per year?

  • Which method of transport do you use to travel to campus?
  • Have you considered cheaper alternatives, such as the bus, walking or cycling?
  • How far in advance do you book your travel home for the holidays, as it's often cheaper the earlier you can book. 
  • Would a weekly or monthly pass help cut your costs?


What bad habits could you reduce your spending on, in order to put the money towards something you could enjoy more in the long term?