What to look for in your student accommodation

It’s important that you’re comfortable in your home away from home, but it can also be difficult to know what to watch out for. Download our eBook for some useful tips for choosing your ideal student accommodation.

10 hacks for your student house share

Now that you’ve completed your first year at uni, you will likely be preparing to move into your first student house share with a group of your closest friends. To help you settle into your new home, we’ve pulled together a list of a few things that may come in handy...

 

Deciding where to live: Accommodation types

There is no shortage of options for your living arrangements next year, and a range of factors for you to weigh up before settling on your future abode. Here's a short summary of some of the accommodation options available to you.

 

Keeping your student home safe

Have you considered how safe your student property will be should you go home for the weekend or the holidays? To help you stay secure, we’ve compiled five top tips to keep your student home safe this summer.

 

What is an inventory?

As a tenant you could have deductions made from your deposit for any damage to the property - which is why it's important to get a clear idea of the condition of the property (and its contents) before you move in. Here's how.

 

5 apps to organise your student house

Let’s face it – when it comes to uni, you can never be too organised. Sure, your flatmates will poke fun as you arrange your cupboards by tin size. Or as you install a huge whiteboard to display your various rotas for house chores and activities (house dinner is held on Tuesdays).

 

What insurance will I need at university?

While heading off to university is incredibly exciting – taking the next step to adulthood, getting a first-rate education and making a heap of new friends – there are also a lot of things to consider before you go.

 

7 simple tips for student cooking

Whether it’s because you’re swamped with your uni workload or you just aren’t a particularly keen chef, it’s unlikely you’ll be cooking cordon bleu recipes during your time as a student - but that doesn’t mean you need to stick to a diet of pasta, baked beans and pot noodles, either.

 

10 tips to save the planet

Students face this issue every day - you want to save the planet without spending all your student loan. Fear not! Now you don’t have to feel guilty about walking past the fair-trade brands. Here are 10 tips to help you be more eco-friendly without breaking the bank.