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This activity pack encourages young people to think about the financial aspects of going to university. It considers the different types of financial support available and the impact of future repayments. Participants will also get to explore a young person’s story, to get them thinking practically about how to transition smoothly into university and manage their work/life balance. This session will also encourage participants to look at ways in which university financial assistance can support their progression within higher education.
By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
To access worksheets for all twelve activity packs in one place, use our ‘Setting yourself up for financial independence’ workbook.
Other LifeSkills lessons are also suitable for use with care leavers to support them on their employability journey, here are some to get started with:
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