Accommodation

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.

Your accommodation

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

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.

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.

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.

Decorating your student home

After a year in halls, moving into a student house can be really exciting. Here are five ways to decorate the space you’ll be calling home for the next year, without getting out that paint roller (you don’t want to upset your new landlord now, do you?)