So you’ve unpacked your bags, set up your work station and settled into your new home… what’s next?? Ah… friends! Part of the university experience is to meet new people and make new friends (as well as learning some stuff!), but there are some of us who find it much harder than others. It can […]Read more >
Ann Lodge, joint chief executive at Downing Students, one of the UK’s biggest student accommodation providers, has some tips for students facing the prospect of going through clearing. She said: “For students who are going through clearing, this can be a very stressful time and may mean that they’ll will have to begin their search […]Read more >
Fresher’s Week is an incredibly exciting time, with so many new people to meet, new places to explore and new experiences to enjoy. However, it can also be one of the busiest and most overwhelming times for a new student – particularly for international students who may be coming to the UK for the first […]Read more >
So you’ve jumped through all of the hurdles and got your place at uni. Now it’s almost time to pack up your most necessary belongings and make yourself at home in your new accommodation. Although we figure you’ll already have the basics sorted – bedding, towels, cutlery, a mug etc – we thought we’d offer […]Read more >
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