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.

Five 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.

Five 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.

Protect yourself from fraud

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

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.

Five 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.

Five signs that you’re the mysterious housemate

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.

Halloween costume hacks

Halloween is one of the most important dates on the student calendar. But a great Halloween costume doesn’t have to be expensive. To give you a few ideas, we’ve put together some Halloween costume hacks.

Your accommodation

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

How to balance your social life, societies and studies

Jack Webster, a third year law student at the University of Leeds, has put together some tips and advice on how to balance your social life, societies and studies whilst at university.

The alternative guide to freshers’ week

Over the past few years, ‘clean living’ has increasingly become a part of our everyday culture. So if you want to try something new, we’ve put together the top five ‘alternative’ activities you can take part in this freshers’ week.

Unnecessary costs to cut

Being a student can get costly at times. Here are 5 ways you can make your student loan go further

Tips for a happy student house

Moving into a student home can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking time. To help you feel prepared, we have compiled a list of useful hints and tips to get you settled and make your student house feel like home.

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.

Am I covered under my parents’ home insurance?

When you’re preparing to move to university for the first time, insurance probably isn’t at the top of your priority list. However, it’s important to make sure your belongings are protected

Introducing… The new iPhone X

Apple have just officially announced the new iPhone X. Here’s a summary of the main features.

Four fire safety tips for uni

Fire Protection Online have pulled together four tips on how to stay safe whilst at uni, from how to prevent a fire starting, through to how to stay safe should the unexpected happen.

The true cost of missing stuff

We’re all culprits of being preoccupied with our gadgets – but what if they were to break? Watch this video to find out more about the true cost of missing stuff.

How to be a savvy shopper

With rent and bills eating up a chunk of university loans, some students are finding that basics, such as food and books, have to be sacrificed to make ends meet. Here are a few simple ways of shopping wisely on a student budget.

What are your parents looking forward to?

We asked your parents on Mumsnet what they were most looking forward to about you going to uni – and whilst a lot of parents were mostly looking forward to your weekend visits home, a few had other ideas…

Surviving life in a shared house

Moving into a shared house with a group of your closest friends is a refreshing change after your first year in halls. Rachel Weaver, a student at the University of Leeds, has provided some tips on surviving life in a shared house.

How to organise your money at uni

Here are some tips on how to organise your money at university, so you can enjoy a night out, guilt free.

University bucket list

Whilst the main reason to go to university is to end up with a degree, you’re also there to enjoy yourself and experience new things. Here are our top ten activities to add to your university bucket list.

Stay safe during freshers’ week

Whilst freshers’ week is a rite of passage when going to uni for the first time, it’s also one of the riskiest times as you get used to a new city or campus. With this in mind, we’ve put together our top tips for staying safe during freshers’ week.

Student top tips

Starting university can be both exciting and nerve-racking. To get ready for the big day, we’ve put together a few useful tips to help things go smoothly.

Driving home for Christmas

You’ve submitted your final assignment, packed up your room and are heading home for a few weeks over the festive period. Before you set off, have you thought about your journey, here's five tips to keep you safe when driving this Christmas.

Living in halls

Before moving into university halls, you probably have an idea of what life in student accommodation will be like. Here are 5 things you might not expect about living in halls.