Spotlight on International Students

Going to uni is a big life upheaval. For many of us being away from family, friends, home comforts and getting into a whole new routine is quite a challenge. There are even more challenges when you’re an international student studying in the UK. There’s new food, new fashions, new music, cars driving on the “wrong” side of the road AND a new language. Even our English speaking cousins have to realise it’s a boot NOT a trunk… It’s not all bad though. Being an international student is a wonderful adventure. Talk about coming out of your comfort zone. Being…

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Brand new modern student accommodation in a prime London location!

Finchley Road Studios have just launched their brand new student accommodation facility in a prime London location designed to suit your every requirement, providing stylish and comfortable living a stone’s throw from central London. The studios share a fully kitted modern kitchen with one other studio and their luxury rooms come furnished with a comfortable storage bed, contemporary en-suite bathroom, study area, full-length mirror and plenty of storage space. If you’re looking for that extra bit of independence and privacy, Finchley Road Studios also offer a selection of 1 and 2 bedroom flats that have their own kitchen and reception…

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Cooking tips for students

Going to university will likely throw up a fair few new experiences for many students, one of which could well be cooking for themselves on a regular basis. Sure, there are bound to be many a takeaway, but cooking is something that’s simply unavoidable, especially if you don’t live in catered halls. If you’re going to university soon, here are some essential cooking tips to ensure you won’t go hungry or poison your housemates… Practice before you go Before you head off to university, make sure you practice your cooking so that you at least have an idea of what…

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How to keep your house deposit when you move out

Moving out of your student digs can be a daunting prospect. You’ve got to pack up your whole life, ready to move on to pastures new, then there’s the added stress of negotiating with your landlord to try and get your precious deposit back (and let’s face it, you could really do with that money given that your bank account could plunge into your overdraft at any time!). Carpet cleaning expert Rug Doctor, has put together a list of helpful, cost-effective tips to help you make your pad sparkling clean and give you the best chance of getting your deposit…

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Fabulous student apartments on the doorstep of campus

Here’s what our friends over at The Warehouse in Preston think about student accommodation. Just because you’re a student, doesn’t mean you have to live in squalor: If you’re reading this, you’re no doubt attending (or about to attend) one of Britain’s finest universities. What’s more, you’re probably looking for some fantastic accommodation to live in throughout the period of your studies. You’ve come to the right place. When it comes to perfectly situated, quality student accommodation, The Warehouse stands out. Offering stunning student living and boasting amazing facilities, we invite you and your friends to check out some of…

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