Uni Dosh

A financial education programme aimed at 16-18 year olds considering going to university. A comprehensive overview of student finance, banking, employment, tax, and the importance of budgeting when living independently.

Format

1 x 2 hour workshop

Target Group

16-18 year olds

Group size

12-30 young people.

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Content

An exciting and jampacked workshop for young people considering studying at university.

Participants are encouraged to consider their personal circumstances, visualise their university lifestyle and get a ‘reality check’ regarding the financial situations that students face.

Sessions cover:

  • Money In: Money In: Student finance and repayment, part-time jobs, payslips, bursaries, grants and scholarships.
  • Money Out: University lifestyle budget challenge, average student costs, common temptations and pitfalls.
  • Bank Choices: Student bank accounts and overdrafts.

Uni Dosh offers a comprehensive overview of university money matters. The programme is designed to make young people plan ahead and evaluate the choices which they will have to make at university.

The workshop is designed to make young people plan ahead and evaluate the choices which they will have to make at university. All participants receive a ‘Next Steps’ information leaflet to take away with them.

MyBnk Cancellation Policy: Cancellations and changes made to scheduled deliveries incur costs to MyBnk. Any changes made less than two weeks in advance will result in a £100 or, if less than three working days, £250 charge per MyBnk trainer. Full Terms & Conditions here.

Case Studies

From opening a first bank account and trading in real markets, to moving out of care and into independent living, MyBnk’s financial education workshops and enterprise experiences pack a BIG punch!

"It makes maths real!" Improving teens numeracy skills by understanding investment

"I'm getting them on this course!" Single mother Chantel, 19, takes control of her finances, and her future

"Learning to live independently taught me I had worth" Leaving care and dodging bankruptcy

Impact After Our Programmes

96

of participants had a good or better understanding of student loans.

97

of participants had a good or better understanding of how to budget.

87

of participants felt confident or very confident about how to borrow responsibly.

Our People

"MyBnk helps young people engage with personal finance through high quality and fun programmes to build financial capability: financial capability helps build lives".

Guy Rigden

Chief Executive Officer

"MyBnk provides an engaging educational experience to young people creating their own journeys".

Steve Korris

Quality & Training Director

Michelle Heywood

Commercial Director

"Who would have thought that gaining knowledge about finance and money can be so colourful and fun".

Manfred Meyer

Chief Operating Officer

"When young people understand the world around them, anything is possible. MyBnk helps them to understand their relationship with money and how to make good financial decisions".

Fiona Montgomery

Head of Education - School Age

"Financial education is so vital, yet so hard to come by - which to me seems backwards! MyBnk is wonderful because we work to readdress that balance - put the work that people need in the places people need it".

Nick Smith-Patel

Head of Education - Young Adults

"MyBnk is a creative and exciting organisation that targets the increasing need for relevant and engaging financial education for young people. We can and will put young people first!"

Dominique Kent-Saisch

Education Officer

"I just want to help young people have the knowledge I never had. I want them to understand things like APR as much as they understand LOL".

Carl Clark

Education Officer

"Taking the dull elements of finance, adding some real life and making them actually alright, if not kind of enjoyable!"

Andy Small

Education Officer

Laura Mattson

Education Officer

"It’s so important to understand such a fundamental part of our lives. It can seem too complex or boring to get involved with - MyBnk ensures financial education is practical, fun and engaging".

Wendy Grace

Education officer

"My passion is inspiring and enabling young people with skills they need to be financially aware".

Laura Ellis

Regional Education Officer - South

Natalie Bartlett

Regional Education Officer- South

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest" [Benjamin Franklin]. We help young people go out into the world with sound financial knowledge and to reap the benefits of that knowledge".

Madeleine Berry

Project Manager – The Money House

"MyBnk is paving the way for a new generation that will be able to pay their own way, have deposits for their own homes and build their own enterprise. It really is the future".

Tope Chiedozie

Lead Trainer - The Money House

"I take immense pleasure in working with MyBnk to create a more financially secure generation student by student".

Wayne Jordan

Lead Trainer - The Money House

“The work that we do as an organisation is highly valuable to each and every young person out there. The way that I engage young people and do my job is a true reflection of how much I enjoy working for MyBnk”.

Shaneka Griffith

Lead Trainer - The Money House

"Financial Education is vital in ensuring that young people have the best chances to make good financial decisions in their futures".

Kate White

Education Coordinator

"Hindsight, insight and foresight is the key to knowing yourself in life".

Natasha Gray

Training Assistant - The Money House

"MyBnk is more than just a job. It's a lifestyle! It's the missing piece to the puzzle of becoming an adult. The kind of knowledge that doesn't get taught in schools!"

Nadia Lamaani

Training Assistant - The Money House

"MyBnk shapes young futures into brighter futures by equipping young people with the financial knowledge and tools needed to succeed. MyBnk gives young people valuable skills which they can use in everyday life".

Jade Edwards

Project Coordinator - The Money House

“Working because you want to not because you have to is financial freedom”.

Seraye Delnissaw

Project Administrator - The Money House

“MyBnk is an absolute game changer for young people of this generation. It`s is the very thing that young people need in order to succeed independently and thrive in their finances. Everyone needs MyBnk in their lives."

Keeley Stephenson

Training Assistant - The Money House

"Habits are like financial capital, forming one today is an investment that will give returns for years to come".

Rebekah Kelly

Quality & Training Manager

“It is obscenely obvious to us at MyBnk that getting the right financial education at the right time in life is vital”.

Jonathan Douglas

Evaluation Officer

Beth Donaghey

Education & Training assistant

"Working with MyBnk allows me to feel confident that social change is happening. We get to input into the little changes as well as the big ones and transform young people's lives for the better".

Jessie Bradley

Head of Trusts & Foundations

"Being here makes me wonder why there wasn't a programme like this at my school - it’s fun, interactive and memorable! Working here lets me be a part of an important change".

Kruti Shah

Volunteer Manager

“It is amazing to be part of an organisation driving change and supporting young people to develop the tools to fulfil their potential”.

Adam Foster

Fundraising Officer

"I am thrilled to be part of an organisation which empowers young people and enables them to take charge of their future by providing them with relevant and essential financial skills."

Philippa Swift

Business Development Assistant

"It's top stuff, offering sustainable solutions to our system".

Declan Wilkes

Head of Communications

"MyBnk puts young people first and financial education is a key asset to have in today’s society. I'm ecstatic to be apart of this organisation!"

Reece Whyte

Communications Officer

"MyBnk is inspired by input and ideas from young people, which makes it an exciting and fun place to work!"

Mette Barker

Partnership Manager

"Money really does ‘talk’ and it’s important for young people to learn and speak the language of the financial world they will be entering one day".

Jade Rowlands

Education Coordinator

"Financial education is fantastic".

Bertram Nehls

Office and IT Administrator

"What a splendid idea, financial education to future generations, genius!"

Linda De Abreu

Finance & HR Officer

Karl-Johan Persson is the CEO and president of the fashion company H&M, which with over 120,000 employees, is one of the largest fashion companies in the world.

Karl-Johan Persson

Patron

Roger is SEB UK Country Head and the former Lord Mayor of London

Sir Roger Gifford

Patron

Former Chair of Trustees to MyBnk, Beatrice has been the Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Investor AB and of Karl-Johan Persson, CEO of H&M since 2005.

Beatrice Engstrom-Bondy

Patron

Michael Norton OBE is the Honorary Director, Trustee of CIVA and a long standing patron of MyBnk.

Michael Norton OBE

Patron

Noel is Chairman of NHS Digital (HSCIC), Chairman of Healthcare UK Advisory Board, a non-executive director of NHS England and Chair of its Specialised Commissioning Committee.

Noel Gordon

Patron

"MyBnk is about giving future generations financial freedom, work readiness and a better quality of life."

Lily Lapenna-Huda MBE

Chair

"I love the fact that the young, vibrant, energetic MyBnk team care enough to dedicate themselves to helping other young people."

Maggie Morrissey

Trustee

“MyBnk’s creative approach empowers young people to become financially savvy, enabling them to achieve the best outcomes possible.”

Yasmin Drakes

Trustee

"MyBnk is unique not only in its work but its ability to reach out to young people and educate them at their level."

Viral Kataria

Trustee

"MyBnk has found a way to make these essential life skills simple to understand and fun."

Karim Kefi

Trustee

Simona is currently Managing Director at BlackRock in London.

Simona Paravani-Mellinghoff

Trustee

Gary works for the UK Government at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in Whitehall, London.

Gary Coyle

Trustee

Carol is Chief Operations Officer at the Tax Incentivised Savings Association.

Carol Knight

Trustee

Karl-Johan Persson is the CEO and president of the fashion company H&M, which with over 120,000 employees, is one of the largest fashion companies in the world.

Karl-Johan Persson

Patron

An alliance of 20 of the UK's leading savings and investment firms supporting delivery of our primary school programmes.

Kickstart Money

Primary

Supporting The Money House project to help young people moving into independent living.

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

The Money House

Supporting The Money House project to help young people moving into independent living.

The Berkeley Charitable Foundation

The Money House

Supporting The Money House project to help young people moving into independent living.

L&Q

The Money House

Supporting MyBnk's expansion in Southampton as well as delivery in London and on the Isle of Man.

Quilter PLC

Expansion

Supporting MyBnk delivery in the London boroughs of Islington, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

MUFG Bank

Delivery - London

Supporting the expansion and delivery of MyBnk programmes to vulnerable young people in the North West of England.

John Ellerman Foundation

Delivery - North West of England

Supporting MyBnk delivery of our enterprise education programmes in London schools and youth organisations.

London Stock Exchange Group Foundation

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of our Uni Dosh programmes in London schools.

Aberdeen Standard Investment

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Twist and Uni Dosh to young people in London schools.

Building Societies Trust

Delivery London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Twist to young people in London schools.

BNY Mellon

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Twist to young people in London schools.

Drapers’ Charitable Trust

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of enterprise programmes to young people in London.

Workspace

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of enterprise programmes to young people in London.

Allen & Overy Foundation

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Twist to young people in London schools.

Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropy

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Works to vulnerable young people in London.

Wells Fargo

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Works to vulnerable young people in London.

Wellington Asset Management

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Works to vulnerable young people in London.

City Bridge Trust

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Works to vulnerable young people in London.

The Goldsmiths’ Company Charity

Delivery - London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Works to vulnerable young people in London.

The Jack Petchey Foundation

Delivery – London

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Works to vulnerable young people in London.

StepChange

Delivery - London

Supporting Money Buzz, our financial education programme for young people focusing on energy efficiency.

UK Power Network

Money Buzz

Supporting the expansion and delivery of MyBnk programmes to vulnerable young people in Scotland.

Hymans Robertson

Delivery - Scotland

Supporting our back office to deliver financial education to young people.

NDL Foundation

Core operations

Supporting our back office to deliver financial education to young people.

Paul Hamlyn

Core operations

Supporting our operations to deliver financial education to young people.

Man Group

Core operations

People's Postcode Lottery

Supporting our volunteer offering

Supporting our operations to deliver financial education to young people.

Octopus Group

Core opertations

Garfield Weston Foundation