Important Factors to Consider Before your First Year at University

Almero Student Mansions know a thing or two about student life – here’s their guide to get you through first ear at university Getting ready for your first year at university is very exciting but there is also some work to do to get everything in place. Once you have been accepted for your course, preparing […]

A Guide to Renting Private Accommodation for New Students

Luxury student accommodation providers Collegiate offer some tips on finding the right place to stay at university Once you have decided where you are going to attend university, the next biggest decision will be choosing where to live. There are two main categories of accommodation to choose from – halls of residence and private. In this […]

The dos and don’ts of university open days

So the time has come for you to start thinking about your life after school. This can be daunting, but if you’re considering going to university or college, one of the best ways to put your mind at ease is to visit open days, see the place for yourself and get a chance to ask […]

Student lifehacks: how to spend less on food

If you’ve managed to splash most of your student loan already this month, but don’t know what you actually bought, it was probably just food. Have you ever been unable to justify spending that £20 on a new top but had no problem spending just as much on a takeaway or eating out? Of course […]

Let’s Go To The Movies… January Releases

Silence Release date January 6 Martin Scorsese is back with a story about two fresh-faced Jesuit priests (Girls’ Adam Driver and Spiderman aka Andrew Garfield) in the 17th century who embark on an adventure to find their teacher (and God) in Japan. It took nearly three decades for Scorsese to get this project off the ground […]

The UK’s most affordable student cities revealed

Being a student is EXPENSIVE. Between books and rent and nights out and hangover cures (green juice is NOT CHEAP, guys), it all adds up. Savethestudent’s 2015 Student Money Survey showed that your average student is spending £745 a month. Ouch. So it’s handy (especially if you’re thinking UCAS applications after the summer) that Marbles.com have done […]

The mistakes every fresher makes… and how to avoid them

The start of university is now upon us, which means new freshers straight out of high school or college ready to start their uni career. And with new intake comes the old mistakes many freshers before them have made. That’s why we thought we would help you out by listing some of the common mistakes made in […]

Packing for uni: personalise your room

If you’re doing some last-minute panic buying before heading off to college or uni, have a gander at the items we’ve pulled together to help you personalise your new bedroom. Head to Primark for cheap duvet covers that’ll liven up your magnolia home, and pick an accent colour for accessories – we went yellow, with […]