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Ready, Steady, Save! Student Money Week: Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn how to save money and spend smart

This year for National Student Money Week (4-8 March), the Loughborough Student Success Academy will be running a variety of exciting events including a Student Money Fair.

The Student Money Fair will take place in the James France Exhibition Space on Monday 4 March from 11am-2pm. The fair is focused on saving money on your food shopping as well as linking to the National Student Money Week theme ‘Less Risk, More Reward’.

What to expect from the fair

  • Money-saving stalls: Explore interactive stalls filled with practical advice on saving money and mastering the art of budgeting your daily expenses.
  • Free goody bag: Speak to six of the stalls and you’ll receive an exclusive goody bag packed with prizes.
  • Expert advice: Connect with financial experts, business owners, and Loughborough alumni and gain insights into how to maximise your money without compromising on the essentials.
  • Innovative solutions: Explore innovative ways to save money and sustainable living tips.
  • Prizes and giveaways: Test your budgeting knowledge with fun games and stand a chance of winning exciting prizes.

There is no need to book, just turn up.

The Super Savings Treasure Hunt

During Student Money Week, you can also take part in a treasure hunt around campus. The treasure hunt clues will be based on key information linked to financial literacy and topics including the cost of living, student loans, and bursaries.

You can collect a copy of the treasure hunt booklet from either Careers Hub East (SMB006, Stewart Mason) or Careers Hub West (West Park Teaching Hub).

Once you have solved the clues, you can scan the QR code in the booklet to submit your answers and enter the prize draw to win from a variety of prizes including:

  • An air fryer worth £130
  • A Tefal frying pan
  • A kitchen utensil kit

Please note that all answers must be submitted by Wednesday 13 March. 


Throughout the week the Student Success Academy will also be running a range of workshops.

Please see the workshop details below and book your place via Target Connect:

Find resources and information about maximising your money on the Student Services website.