Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has partnered with Blackbullion, the financial education solution equipping students with money skills for life, to enhance their support for students. The University, established in 1823, is renowned for its innovative and forward thinking attitude to teaching, student support and widening access.
Already tackling the alarming lack of financial capability amongst the 600,000 students within their community, Blackbullion’s learning platform will shortly be made available to Liverpool John Moores University’s 24,000 strong student body. In addition to current LJMU students, it will also be accessible to prospective students and their parents, through the University’s Student Advice and Wellbeing department.
Liverpool John Moores University on partnering with Blackbullion
“I’ve watched Blackbullion develop from its early days and have been impressed by the impact their services and support has had on students across UK campuses” said Lynne Condell MBE, Manager, Student Money Advice. “I am excited that LJMU is joining Blackbullion’s growing community and know that this will enhance the package of support we offer our students. We know that by improving their skills and financial capability they can focus on their studies and will develop skills they need to succeed during their studies and after graduation.”
Liverpool John Moores University’s students will gain free access to Blackbullion’s interactive learning content that is designed to develop students’ understanding of savings, budgeting, debt management, as well as university specific subjects, such as student funding, and university living costs.
Blackbullion has a positive impact on the financial resilience and overall wellbeing of students by raising their financial confidence, knowledge, and skills of students.
Blackbullion’s learning platform will also equip Student Services with proprietary reporting and an analytics tool to enhance the student support provided.
An excited Blackbullion CEO: Partnering with Liverpool John Moores
“Financial difficulties on campus can impact a student’s entire life” says Vivi Friedgut, CEO of Blackbullion. “We are proud to be working with many universities across different mission groups, and we are delighted to welcome Liverpool John Moores University into our growing community. Lynne’s commitment to student financial literacy is second to none and we are excited to have the opportunity to work with her and her team.”
About Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool John Moores University is a public research university in the city of Liverpool. Home to around 25,000 students from over 100 countries, it is the 35th largest university in the UK by total student population.
LJMU degree courses are developed in partnership with industry partners and in 2015, it introduced a £500,000 start-up fund to support some of the 2,000 students who come through the University’s Centre of Entrepreneurship. Liverpool John Moores University It is a member of the University Alliance, a mission group of British universities which was established in 2007. Learn more here.
Blackbullion is an award winning EdTech company on a mission to make the world money smart.
With over 25 clients, in 3 countries, Blackbullion is deployed across multiple student service departments to maximise student success through enhancing retention, recruitment and diversity initiatives. It is our goal to ensure engaging and effective financial education is embedded at every point where people and money intersect on campus. Learn more at blackbullion.com.