A simple guide to the standard student house

Living in a student house is hectic, messy, noisy and probably one of the best times in your life – or so they say. You’ve moved out of halls, made the step from fresher to fully fledged second year and for the first time in your life need to know what day it is the bins go out.It’s getting around that time of year, the keen ones amongst you are creating house group chats and signing contracts. Whilst the more relaxed ones will leave it till after christmas and hope for the best. You should probably bare in mind that these…

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The (un)avoidable slobbery of student kitchens

One of the biggest shocks for students as they settle in university life can be sharing a kitchen. Going from magically re-filling fridges and mystical machines that wash your dishes (wow remember them!) to a small kitchen where you have to share a fridge (that doesn’t magically re-fill) and return to those, what seem, pre-millennium days of washing up can be a frightening adaption for many students. In halls I found myself with several students who didn’t know how to cook (or clean up) and so their ‘experimental’ cooking attempts sat stuck to their saucepans piled up next to the…

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Have you got a student work space FROM HELL?

Being a student can be seriously difficult. With all your lectures, tutorials and assignments, favourite TV shows, not to mention keeping up with your social life, we know it’s tough to stay on top of the little things…like cleaning your room! But like it or not, it’s important to have an ordered and tidy work space available for your studies, but for many, that’s not possible when you’ve barley got enough space in your room to open the door! Here at Student Wire, we want to help. We’re offering you the opportunity to win a professional cleaner, a powerful Adobe…

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