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Online financial education for students, designed to develop essential money skills and confidence for life. Helping your university become a proactive force, while supporting student wellbeing and success, retention and attainment.

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Empower students to tackle financial challenges before, during and after university

A cloud-based financial education solution that caters for everyone.

Learning to suit every student

There’s something for everyone, no matter where they are in their financial journey; from those with little financial knowledge to students with aspirational money goals.

Resources in a range of formats

We all learn in different ways. That’s why we provide engaging and effective learning in a range of formats, including online pathways, videos, articles, factsheets and interactive tools.

Interactive education and self-assessments

Regular quick quiz questions, paired with end-of-topic summative assessments, ensure students reflect on, evaluate and retain their learning.

Powerful tools

Calculators and modelling tools, including a budgeting planner focused on student life, help students navigate the unique challenges of student finance.

Personalised support

With the ability to provide personalised resources, our Financial Wellbeing Platform is used by our partners to support the needs of specific groups of students.

One stop for financial support

Direct all students to one accessible, fully secure and GDPR-compliant platform for all things financial support and wellbeing.

Our platform covers over 80 financial subjects

We give you the tools you need to promote financial education to students, create engaging campaigns and host inspiring conversations that centre around money.

Budgeting

Making the most of student money is much easier with good habits and daily tips.

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Debt

Credit scores, interest rates and looking at the difference between good debt and bad debt.

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Savings, trading & investing

Simple saving tricks and developing the right mindset to make money work for any student budget. Plus information on trading and investing.

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Student finance

Fees and funding when attending university; covering tuition fees, student loans and maintenance loans.

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Pensions & mortgages

Pensions and mortgages are just two of the topics we cover to help students prepare for future financial wellbeing.

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Scalable financial wellbeing strategy on and off campus

Just-in-time learning

  • Prepare pre-arrivals
  • Financial “reality check”
  • Improve money skills at pinch points
  • Reduce repeat applicants for hardship funds

Measuring engagement and impact

  • In-platform analytics
  • Termly reports and benchmarking
  • Trackable engagement
  • Learning gain

Engage pastoral networks

  • Peer-to-peer networks
  • Halls of residences and accommodation providers
  • Personal tutors
  • Students’ Union

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700,000+

students globally have access to the Blackbullion platform

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92%

of students feel more confident with their money after using Blackbullion

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95%

of students would recommend Blackbullion to a friend

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57%

of students who have considered dropping out, claim using Blackbullion made them less likely to

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£28m

saved collectively by Blackbullion users last year

“I found the Blackbullion platform very helpful. It’s great to have something that explains finance because it’s a big thing when it comes to overall uni experience and wellbeing and it’s not something you learn anywhere else.”

Student The University of Law

“I feel like I understand more jargon around the economy now and how it’s reported in the news. Blackbullion has elevated my knowledge and makes me feel accomplished. It definitely exceeded my expectations.”

Student Liverpool John Moores University

Improve student outcomes and financial wellbeing

Support student wellbeing

57% of students who have considered dropping out, claim using Blackbullion made them less likely to

Alleviate financial distractions

48% of students told us they are more able to focus on their studies as a result of learning on Blackbullion

Improve the student experience

92% of students feel more confident with their money after using Blackbullion

UWE Bristol

Applying an institution-wide approach to financial education

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Liverpool John Moores University

Net gains: successful implementation from day one

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Sheffield Hallam University

Cross-departmental collaboration aiming to improve student success

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University of Suffolk

Streamlining funding applications with the Blackbullion Funding Tool

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UWE Bristol logo

Applying an institution-wide approach to financial education

Read story
Liverpool John Moores University logo

Net gains: successful implementation from day one

Read story
Sheffield Hallam University logo

Cross-departmental collaboration aiming to improve student success

Read story
University of Suffolk logo

Streamlining funding applications with the Blackbullion Funding Tool

Read story
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“We didn’t have time to do proactive advice work. Proactive work is so important as it is linked to mental health. Now we can reach out to students we can see a pattern with, and we can make a huge difference to their university experience.”

James Forshaw Senior Funding Officer Liverpool John Moores University
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“We are pleased with how our student community at Goldsmiths has responded to our approach to utilising Blackbullion as a tool to improve their money skills. Blackbullion has helped us make great progress with engaging students in student money education.”

Pewist Osman Former Head of Student Support Goldsmiths, University of London

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