A fast-moving activity in which we address some of the myths surrounding Student Finance. Your pupils will face some of the budgeting dilemmas undergraduate students face, and must use their decision making skills to effectively balance the costs of studying and their social life.

Learning Outcomes

  • To become aware of the importance of budgeting and money management.
  • To learn what financial support is available at university.
  • To learn the difference between fees loans, maintenance loans, bursaries and scholarships.

Online Alternative

This activity is available online as a pre-recorded session. Please click the booking link to the right, and select your delivery method as ‘Online’.

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The Budgeting Game
Audience
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Audience
Year 9, Year 10, Year 11
Category
Student Finance
Clock
1 Hour
Gatsby Benchmark:
3, 7
Regional Progression Framework:
Theme:
Developmental
Learning Objective:
LO1, LO2, LO3
NERUPI Framework:
Aim:
Become, Practise
Level:
1, 2
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