It’s over & out for National Student Money Week 2013

National Student Money Week has been and gone for 2013. Woo! Sob! After months of planning, promoting and printing, the week happened without a hitch *breathes a sigh of relief*.

National Student Money Week 2013

National Student Money Week 2013

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Back in business…

Wow, it has been a long time since we last blogged, sorry! With the excitement of Christmas & the New Year, time has run away from us.

Following on from our last post, since then we have had a huge amount of snow, like most of the country did! Wellies, hats and scarves became ordinary items of my work outfits and the campus looked beautiful. Here are a couple of snaps…

Ice, ice, swan?

Ice, ice, swan?

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Holidays are coming...

Holidays are coming…

So now I’ve seen the Coca-Cola advert I don’t know about everyone else but I think I am officially starting to feel festive. Tonight marks the start of Lincoln’s annual Christmas Market, which for me, also means Christmas is well and truly on it’s way. Myself and Nicola are taking a look at the market this evening, we’ve wrapped up extra warm & are armed with wellies in case snow decides to descend on Lincoln.

Lincoln cathedral looking beautiful in the snow

Lincoln cathedral looking beautiful in the snow

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NSMW13 Planning!

Hello, how are things?

As you know from Hannah’s previous post we, The Outreach Team, were selected by NASMA (National Association of Student Money Advisers) to be a Showcase Partner for National Student Money Week 2013.

Let’s hear a loud WAHOOOO for that!

National Student Money Week 2013 Showcase Partners

This was fantastic news especially as it started to generate interest in the event from other staff within the University. In fact the Vice Chancellor of the University Mary Stuart even contacted us to pass on her congratulations and best wishes for the event. It was great to get her support plus the other congratulations we received. The pressure’s on for creating an engaging and popular week especially as it’s a brand new event for the University; no-one has attempted to cover it before! Continue reading

Advice, Guidance & Funding Facebook Page

Check out the new Advice, Guidance & Funding Page!

Hello WordPress World!

Just a quick note to say that Emma, Hannah and I have finally been able to set up a Facebook page for the Advice, Guidance and Funding teams based in Student Support.

You can find it here:

www.facebook.com/UoLAdviceGuidanceFunding

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It’s that time of year…

It’s that time of year again….archiving!

Good afternoon world!

Here’s a brief little insight into our hot and sweaty (yuck) afternoon…

This afternoon the Outreach Team played a part in the Student Funding Team’s archiving! This happens once a year and it normally takes one person a whole day of mind-numbing work to get it done. So ‘tadaaaaar’ the Outreach Team (minus Hannah) helped out and it only took about an hour and a half! Continue reading