Eric BlairNovember 19th

Turning 16 years old is a bit of a strange period in life. You reach a milestone, yet can still feel a little held back.

But when you want to change your name by deed poll to McLovin, and get denied because you can’t prove you’re old enough, that can feel like a slap in the face. (Okay so maybe don’t change your name to that, but you should be able to change it if you want to…)

You just want to enjoy your new freedom and all the perks that come with it.

But how? Leave it to us.

We’ve teamed up with the National Citizen Service (NCS) to offer you something great.

'NCS is a youth programme designed specially for 16 and 17 year olds. It’s there to give you a clearer idea of what you want from the future.'

For a few weeks during the holidays you’ll meet new people, take on challenges together, and pick up skills that’ll help you smash your future goals. You’ll get a chance to make a difference in your community, pursue a passion project and make your voice heard.

If our word’s not enough to convince you, take it from some recent NCS grads...

“It was really nice to be mixed in with people from completely different backgrounds. I've made some amazing friends that I never would have expected to get along with. I also really liked how all the adults and mentors treated us with respect!” - Tate

“I just loved the fact it allowed me a break after exams where I could relax and spend time with others my age while doing loads of amazing things.” - Rebecca.

“NCS acted as a well needed self esteem boost, as well as a gateway for new experiences and skills that have and will prove necessary for my development into adulthood. Thank you!” - Ben.

“One of the best experiences of my life, meeting new people, doing new things and just having a laugh. I learnt about vital things I was never taught in school all the while making friendships that will last a lifetime.” - Patrick.

Sounds pretty great, right?

And here’s where it gets even better. When you sign up for NCS, you’ll get a TOTUM card absolutely free.

So that’s a brand new world of showing yourself, and everyone else, exactly what you’re made of, with the freedom to actually act your age (and prove it with your TOTUM card!) ...and you get a bunch of great deals too.

So what are you waiting for?

Sign up here:

TOTUM Lite is here to bring you the tastiest selection of some of the very best deals and student discounts for you to enjoy and best of all, it’s 100% FREE for students.

To get exclusive access to a range of our specially selected free student discounts, join TOTUM Lite today and start saving right now - that’s right, it won’t cost you a penny!

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