You’ve survived your first year in halls and now you’re looking forward to moving into a shared house with a handful of your closest friends. We’ve put together ten of our top student hacks to make your life easier. From decorating your charger to avoid it going missing, to stopping your housemates alarm from sounding for the fourth time this morning; we’ve got you covered.
Is your charging always going missing? Having a little squabble with your housemate over whose charger is whose? Decorate yours with stickers or nail varnish to make it stand out.
Protect your charger from breaking, with a pen spring.
Use wall hooks to create a TV with your tablet.
Place your phone in a glass to create a nifty portable speaker.
Does your housemate’s alarm keep going off? Give them a call to stop it.
Use a trouser hanger to create a recipe book marker.
Want to create more space in your wardrobe? Use ring pulls as coat hanger tidies.
Place one bowl on top of a mug and one as normal, to double up on cooking space.
Create a toothbrush holder by using elastic bands around a glass.
Create a makeshift bin by placing a stool upside-down and lining it with a bin bag.
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