Freshers

The alternative guide to freshers’ week

Naomi Soanes

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.

The true cost of missing stuff

Endsleigh Insurance

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.

What are your parents looking forward to?

Naomi Soanes

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…

Stay safe during freshers’ week

Naomi Soanes

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

Pia Neave

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

Jessie Morris

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

Olivia Hinkley

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

Pia Neave

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?)

Freshers' week

Pia Neave

Nervous about Freshers’ week? Or perhaps excited, but not really sure what to expect? Here are ten things we’ve learnt, which will hopefully come in useful to help you prepare.

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