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Student accommodation

Halls, private, stay at home? Weigh up your living options

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Applying for student accommodation: Q&A

How do you apply for student accommodation? When do you apply for student accommodation? We’ve got all the answers for you.

16 April 2018

8 min read

Choosing the right housemates for second year of university

Nobody to live with in your second year? Or can’t decide which friends would make the best housemates? This is what you need to think about when picking who to house-share with.

12 February 2018

6 min read

Student survival guide: electricity and gas bills

Moving into off-campus housing as a student means dealing with energy bills. Here's what you need to know, from how to cut costs to switching gas and electricity suppliers.

12 December 2017

5 min read

University halls: 10 things you'll only learn after moving in

Let's face it, moving in with a bunch of strangers isn't the most natural of experiences – and one uni student, Katie, knows all too well. Welcome to university halls.

21 September 2017

3 min read

Should you choose catered or self-catered accommodation?

When choosing accommodation, how do you know if catered halls will suit you? Here are some comments from current students on the catered vs. self-catered debate.

01 March 2017

3 min read

Choosing university halls: top tips from students

Choosing which halls of residence to apply for? Current students offer their top tips to bear in mind during the accommodation application process...

01 March 2017

5 min read

How to pick the right student accommodation

Choosing your student accommodation is more than just picking a halls of residence and hoping for the best. Our friends at NUS explain more…

01 March 2017

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Student accommodation guide #4: living at home

Heading to a local university – or one within commuting distance? If you're considering living at home, here's what you need to know...

01 March 2017

3 min read

Student accommodation guide #3: private halls

If you’re considering private student halls (perhaps you’ve missed out on university-managed halls), here’s what you need to know…

01 March 2017

3 min read

Student accommodation guide #2: private accommodation

If you’re considering private accommodation, here’s what you need to know...

01 March 2017

2 min read

Student accommodation guide #1: university halls

Halls is a popular accommodation choice for first-years. Here's what you need to know before applying...

01 March 2017

2 min read

Student accommodation pros and cons [video]

We sent our roving student video reporter into university campuses to find out the pros and cons of student accommodation. Watch the video to see what students said…

12 June 2015

2 min read

What should you do if you don't get a place in student halls?

While universities try to accommodate as many first year students as possible, they can’t guarantee a place in halls for everyone. But don’t panic! Students give their tips.

15 July 2014

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