We’ve been working with local youth group SE1 United on a short film about doing the right thing and staying money savvy.
The short film is showing at Bluewater showcase and Belfast Moviehouse cinemas before every film shown in May.
Our latest research shows that almost two thirds of people under 25 didn’t know about the ombudsman service – or how to get a financial problem sorted out for free. Only 3% of the complaints we receive come from people in this age group.
We regularly ask young people how they’d prefer to hear about us. Based on their feedback, we’ve been working with specialist magazines, radio stations, university events and student advisers to raise-awareness of the ombudsman.
Check out our latest features in some of the leading lifestyle magazines for students and young people:
You can also find out more about the ombudsman through other websites like Student Timesand The Student Room.
We continue to work closely with the National Association of Student Money Advisers (NASMA) on a series of joint initiatives including:
We also work with MyBnk, a charity who delivers financial education workshops and microfinance schemes in schools and youth groups. They also provide free resources and lessons plans.
Our ongoing outreach work involves meeting students and young people around the country including:
If you are organising or know of any events in your local area for students or young people which you think we should be a part of just get in touch.