# The Game of Life

## 1 Homework Tasks

### Homework Task 1 - Cost of University

- Research University and the
**costs** involved in *going*, *living* and eventually *repaying*!
- Using this government website answer the following questions:
- 1. What are the
**two types** of *student loans*?
- 2. What are the
**maximum amounts** for *each* **living away from home outside of London**?

- Using this news website complete the following:
- 1. List the
**costs** of at least **3 essential outgoings** and **3 lifestyle outgoings** at university
- 2. How much will you have
*left over* a month with the **maximum** amount of **student loan**?

- After
*3 years* of university, you would have around **£40,000** of *debt*
- This may seem scary but let's actually look at how much you would repay…
- You will be on
**Plan 2** and the *average starting salary* for a graduate is **£25,000**
- Using this website complete the following:
- 1. Find out
**how much** of your **£40,000** of *debt* you *will have repayed* after **5 years** on **Plan 2** with a *starting salary* of **£25,000**
- 2. Find out
**how long** it will take for you to *fully pay off* your **£40,000** of *debt* and what your *final salary* would be

### Homework Task 2

- Spreadsheet has been used in many businesses.
- There are job roles for those who specialise in spreadsheet
- Your homework tasks:
- Conduct some online research to find out
`two`

jobs that require spreadsheet skills. For each job, write down:
- the job title
- salary
- job nature - what the hired person expected to perform

- Conduct some online research to find out how businesses can use spreadsheet. For your research report, you must include:
- Descriptions of spreadsheet features that help businesses. An example of such features may include a small company uses spreadsheet to keeping track of monthly incomes and expenses.

- Write your research in text editor or word or on paper. Upload your work to www.bournetolearn.com or bring in to hand it in to your teacher.