Student accommodation: 4 cheap ways to decorate your room

Contrary to what you might have seen on TV or imagined as you drove up to campus, a student room is not special in any shape or form. Sure, it’s functional, it has everything you might need neatly packed and organized in a small space, but other than that, it’s as bland and soulless as any other student room on the campus. But that doesn’t mean that it should stay that way. This is your golden opportunity to make a home here, to decorate your living space according to your taste and preference, and create a safe haven you will…

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The most extravagant student accommodation in the UK

Students are often seen as scrimping by on tins of soup, living life on the cheap to save up for those boozy nights out which fuel the motivation to get through exams and coursework.But not all students have to make the choice of whether to buy food for the week, or pay £40 for ‘mandatory’ recommended books for their course. Throughout the UK there are many flats and apartments which are more suitable for those who prefer (and can afford) the finer things in life. The Nido Collection, West Hampstead These swanky studios and apartments in West Hampstead have the whole package:…

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The free Real Hub app for UK students and graduates – detailed housing info at your finger tips!

Most students have a common problem when the time comes for them to enter the privately rented student accommodation market. For many this will be the first time that they have been left to their own devices to put a roof over their heads in an often new and unfamiliar town or city. Regardless of whether you are an undergraduate, postgraduate, mature or international student; living in halls of residence or with the parents, the process of sorting your house or flat share can be quite daunting. The most important thing (before you start viewing properties, totting up likely rent…

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5 Myths About University Dispelled

Going to university is very much stepping into the unknown for many students, and there are all sorts of stories and myths (some good, some bad) thrown around about what university life is like. However, here is the truth about some of those myths to give you an insight into what university life is really like… Myth #1 – You won’t actually do any work A lot of students think that going to university is an excuse to simply go out all night and sleep all day, and whilst there are times when that may be true, you’re also there…

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Student housing advice

It’s the time of year when you need to start looking for a student house which can be a daunting experience if you don’t know what to do. Here are some tips to help guide you through the process: 1)      Unipol Make sure all the properties you look at are Unipol approved. Unipol run several Codes for student accommodation which ensure that providers go beyond their legal minimum requirements in providing good quality, safe and well managed housing. For example the AFS Unipol Code logo means the property has been physically inspected by a trained property assessor 2)      Bills included? Some…

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