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 year 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 […]

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 […]

In defence of staying at home

My name’s Lindsay, and I moved out of my childhood home two months ago. I’m, er, 28. I was one of those students who apparently ‘didn’t get the full experience’, because I opted to stick around in my teenage bedroom over moving into halls when I went to university. But I wasn’t alone. These days, […]

Common student health problems (and how to beat them)

Let’s be honest – there’s nothing worse than being sick, and at this time of year, illness is rife. While sometimes we’d all we’re all welcome a sick day with open arms – usually when there’s a double maths lesson involved – but overall? It sucks. One of the worst things about being a student […]

How To… Have Fun on a Student Budget

Being a student will be one of the most exciting times of your life. You’re meeting new friends, seeing new places, experiencing new things… But there’s only one problem: You’re broke. We’ve all been there – it’s tough when you don’t have the money to spend on a day out with friends. But have no […]