Student Life

10 things no-one tells you about leaving uni

Before you leave uni, there are a few things you may find useful to know now you’ve graduated and are looking for your first full time job. From graduate schemes to student loans, here are the 10 things no-one tells you about leaving uni.

9 tips for moving back in with your parents

Moving back in with parents after uni can be a great opportunity to take stock of your life, and your finances. To help ease your transition, we’ve pulled together some simple tips for moving back in with your parents.

The Ultimate Festival Survival Guide

Summer is finally here, which can only mean one thing - festival season is finally upon us! Good music, great friends and plenty of sunshine, a weekend at a festival can be exactly what you need to get you through to Christmas. Read our festival survival guide to make sure you get the most out of your ticket!

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.

5 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.

5 signs that you're chilled

If you’re unsure whether you’re the chilled one in your student house, here are five tell-tale signs.

How to solve disagreements in your student house

Even in the calmest of student houses, there will always be the odd occasion when an argument breaks out amongst your housemates. Here are some tips for solving disagreements in your student house.

The benefits of a part time job at uni

The cost of going to university is more than just tuition fees. If things are feeling a little tight, or you just want some extra spending money, a part time job can ease some of the financial pressure.

Protect yourself from fraud

Here are a few simple steps you can take when job hunting to safeguard yourself against potential online fraud.

5 apps to organise your student house

When it comes to uni, you can never be too organised. With this in mind, here are five apps to help you get the most out of your uni experience.

Great ways to socialise at uni

Here are a number of activities that you can take part in at uni to expand your social circle, even after you’ve moved out of halls.

Great ways to stay in touch at uni

It can sometimes be overwhelming to try to keep in touch with everyone at the same time. That's why we've pulled together some simple but effective ways of staying in touch at uni.

Keeping a cool head during exam season

It’s especially important to look after yourself during exam season so that you are in the best shape to ace your exams. With this in mind, here are five tips to help you keep a cool head.

5 signs that you're organised

There’s a lot to be said for being organised, especially at university when you have a lot to fit into your already busy schedule.

5 signs that you’re mysterious

There’s always one housemate that’s slightly more mysterious than the rest. If you have a suspicion that you may be the mysterious housemate, here are five ways to tell.

Things to consider when house hunting

Moving from first year halls to a student house is an exciting time, but there are lots of decisions to be made about where you should live, and who you should live with. Here are a few things to consider before signing a tenancy agreement.

How to choose your student accommodation

Each accommodation option has its pros and cons. Student Source talk you through the different student accommodation options available for first years.

Private housing covered

To help you get on your way, we’ve created a list of some of the key things you’ll need to know about moving into a house.

What is an inventory?

An inventory is a document which records the condition and contents of a property.

What will I be paying for?

When looking for student houses, make sure you ask the letting agent or landlord plenty of questions before deciding on a potential new property.