Student Life

What you need to know about student loans

In light of the recent changes to the repayment threshold for student loans in the UK, we’ve pulled together a guide to help you understand the student loan process, as well as what you might need to consider when applying for your loan.

The benefits of a student car share

Many universities across the country are trying to decrease their carbon footprint by encouraging students to car share or partake in ‘take-a-mate’ schemes when travelling to uni each day. Not only is it better for the environment, but it’ll work out cheaper for students looking to save a few pennies.

The Ultimate Student Gap Year Guide

Unsure on whether to take a gap year? We've got you covered. From finances, to travel destinations, this student gap year guide covers off all of the things you’ll need to consider when deciding whether or not to take a gap year, as well as some of the options available to you should you decide to take one.

Top tips for moving out of halls

Apart from deciding who your housemates are going to be, there are a few other things to think about when you move out of halls for the first time. Read our top tips, designed to help you out when it’s time to start looking for your own flat or student house.

10 ways to protect your tenancy deposit

Our research shows that 25% of students that paid a deposit for their student accommodation received deductions from the amount at the end of the tenancy. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together some easy ways to protect your tenancy deposit, both before and during the tenancy.

10 ways to prove that you’re officially an ‘adult’

According to our research, young Brits don’t really turn into official ‘adults’ until the age of 25, six years after legal adulthood! If you’re ready and raring to enter into your next life phase, here are our top ten tips to prove you’re officially an ‘adult.’

10 hacks for your student house share

Moving into your first house share can be a daunting prospect, but it also comes with a huge sense of accomplishment and independence. To help you settle into your new home, we’ve pulled together a few house share hacks that may come in handy.

Five signs that you're adventurous

In every student house, there’s that one housemate that always seems to be off on their next adventure. If you think you might be the adventurous housemate, here are five ways to know for sure.

The best places to hide out at uni

Here are some of the top places to hide out at uni so you can take a well-deserved, uninterrupted break.