Money money money: does it make your world go round?
A new site www.mny-mny-mny.com launches today to give you the low-down on the essential basics of managing your money. Play the new money gameshow ‘Who wants to be a student anyway?’ on the site for the chance to win an X-Box.On behalf of three contestants, you must answer questions on topics to do with money. But it’s not that easy. You’re under the gaze of a studio audience. The host keeps cracking jokes at your expense. And to top it all, you’re being timed.
Think you’ve got what it takes to be a student? Play the game and find out! www.mny-mny-mny.com
With links to loads more info, the site will help you with jobs, rent, credit cards and your rights as a consumer.
You can also play the game on: Yahoo!, TheSite.org and NewStudent.org. www.mny-mny-mny.com is funded by Deutsche Bank.
To find out more please email:
- Rebecca Irani
F:020 7367 0501
Notes for editors:Technical information
The game can be played as Flash or html only. Both the site and the game were developed by AtticMedia. Anybody will be able to link to either the flash or html games from their servers.
About the Citizenship Foundation
The Citizenship Foundation is an independent charity (no.801360) which aims to empower individuals to engage in the wider community through education about the law, democracy and society, Founded in 1989, it focuses on developing young people’s citizenship skills, knowledge and understanding. Its work includes resources, training, active learning programmes, community projects and research. www.citizenshipfoundation.org.uk
About Deutsche Bank Citizenship UK
Deutsche Bank Citizenship UK manages the Bank's employee volunteering programmes, charitable giving and community partnerships, with a particular focus on supporting active citizenship, education, skills for work and entrepreneurship. Deutsche Bank is dedicated to involving our employees, in 2003 over 1,200 employees volunteered with community projects in the UK.
About Yahoo Student/Finance
Yahoo! Student Zone www.yahoo.co.uk/student is a recently launched initiative designed to provide helpful information to new University students. With a particular focus on the financial issues that students face, the site has comprehensive articles on everything from surviving Fresher’s Week, to coping with housemates, from applying for student loans, to tips on making the most of your money.
About TheSite.org (YouthNet UK)
TheSite.org is produced and managed by YouthNet UK, a small registered charity founded in 1995 by broadcaster Martyn Lewis CBE.
TheSite.org aims to offer the best guide to life for young adults, aged 16-24. TheSite believes that all young people have the capacity to make their own decisions and life choices, provided they have access to quality, impartial information and advice, and the opportunity to get support and empathy from other young people going through similar situations.
TheSite is objective, impartial and ethical. It does not tell anyone how to lead their lives -it believes everybody should have all the information they need to make their own decisions in life.
NewStudent.org is a pre-university online community aimed at 16-18 year old students in the 12 month period before they begin university or college. This innovative site has the support of UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) the organisation responsible for processing 500,000 applications on behalf of UK universities and colleges each year.
The site is operated by Campus Media plc, an AIM listed holding company of a campus and student marketing services group that enables brands and advertisers to undertake promotional activity targeting the 2.2m students in higher education in the UK. It is the owner of The Get Real Marketing Company Limited, which operates student brand manager programmes to promote its clients' brands, and The Campus Marketing Company (UK) Limited, which runs campus and on-line based promotional and marketing