Finding a home from home in Glasgow with Liberty Living

Studying in Glasgow? Liberty Living’s two premium residences offer an ideal base for all students, with modern rooms, on-site facilities and a convenient city centre location.

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Handy tips on what to bring (and how to avoid overpacking!)

Getting ready to hit up halls? Pack the pots and pans, ditch the kitchen sink with our guide on what you do, and don’t, need to bring.

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University interviews: How to prep

The applications are gone, your personal statement is done and you’ve been invited for an interview. Don’t freak out.

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5 places for Glasgow freshers to visit this week

As Freshers Week comes to a close, the excitement of starting uni, maybe even moving to a new city, is starting to wear off. But just because classes start next week, it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Here are a few student loan-friendly ways to spend your free time in Glasgow, if you’re new to the city.

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Glasgow Freshers Festival is big hit despite weather warning

Glasgow’s freshers were welcomed to the city with a two-day festival in George Square, despite the arrival of Storm Ali.

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Nearly a third of Scots value apprenticeships over higher education

Thousands of students are getting ready to start university this week, but just one in three Scots believe that higher education will give them the best career prospects. 

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Heading off to university? Get in the know on how to stay safe

The bags are packed, your family keep pestering you about looking after yourself, you’re ready to party: Freshers’ Week is calling you! How much do you know about staying safe?

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Freshers’ food: mastering the basics of the kitchen

Moving away from home for college or uni means you’ll be learning a lot of more than introduction to psychologic and molecular biology. There’s a lot of ‘life skills’ you’ll have to master too. Sorting your washing, contemplating ironing (then realising it’s easier to just hang things up carefully), making your own doctors appointments, remembering to lock the front door and – perhaps most terrifying – feeding yourself. Chicken dippers, Super Noodles and two for Tuesday seems like the logical (easy) answer to sustenance, but your bank balance and your waist line will not thank you for it. So here are a…

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How to make the most of Freshers’ week

So you’ve met your conditions, your place in halls is secured and you already feel like you’re swamped with reading lists. But before classes start, you have to navigate the infamous Freshers’ week. To make it a little less daunting, we’ve compiled some helpful advice that we wish we’d known as fresh-faced 17-year-olds stepping foot on campus for the first time… Get involved University is a wonderful place to try out new experiences; always wanted to try rock-climbing or join an acapella choir? Now’s your chance! But you’re also almost guaranteed to find a group of people who are just…

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