For a chance to WIN a £100 Amazon voucher, enter our Halloween Snapchat competition by sharing your selfie with us using our special Halloween Snapchat filter! HOW TO ENTER 1. Take your Halloween selfie using our Snapchat filter at your accommodation 2. Save your filtered photo and share it on either FACEBOOK or INSTAGRAM using […]Read more >
Bonfire Night is just around the corner, so make sure you don’t miss out on a spectacular event happening near your student accommodation! We’ve pulled together a list of some of the best firework displays across the UK… Edinburgh This year, Meadowbank Stadium will once again host the famous, largest and longest running firework display […]Read more >
Whether you’re looking for something funny, cheap or effortless to dress up as this Halloween, here are 6 creative last-minute DIY costume ideas that won’t break the bank… 1. An Avocado This costume is sure to leave you with a pit in your stomach… What you will need: A large piece of cardboard (you can […]Read more >
If the cooler weather, darker mornings and shorter evenings leave you feeling unmotivated to stay active and keep your energy levels up, our top 5 tips are here to help… 1. Get Moving If you find yourself feeling tired during the day, take a brisk walk or go for a run in the cool fresh […]Read more >
Make sure you have all the fashion essentials you’ll need this autumn as the weather gets colder, windier and wetter! Don’t forget, you can also make the most of your NUS student discount by looking up the best offers here. 1. Warm Jumper A casual warm jumper is a wardrobe must-have for autumn and will help […]Read more >
Eating produce that’s in season is a great way to save money and be more creative in the kitchen! Some seasonal favourites include… 1. Carrot & Lentil Soup Nothing says autumn quite like a hearty, seasonal soup. Try this warming carrot and lentil recipe and treat your friend and flatmates to a batch! Link here. 2. Stuffed […]Read more >
Spice up your room with these cheap and easy DIY décor ideas, perfect for adding an autumnal vibe to your student accommodation without costing the earth! 1. Autumn Potpourri Freshen up your study space with an autumn potpourri! All you need is a decorative bowl, a selection of your favourite autumn spices and some tree […]Read more >
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