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How to find the right student accommodation for you

This is it. Life is good. You’re going to uni. Is it going to be the party paradise of on-campus halls, or a flat-share right in the middle of town? Maybe the cost of rent will decide, what supports on hand, or whether there’s a bus stop nearby. There’s lots to consider, so let’s break it down and make the decision easier.
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What you should do vs what your landlord does

If you’re living in student accommodation managed by a private landlord, it’s a different setup to living in university-managed accommodation. Here’s what you need to know.
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Tips for cleaning your student accommodation

Whether you’re thinking ‘how can I make my room look nice?’ or you’re worried about living somewhere messy or unclean – here are some tips for making student cleaning easy.
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What is included in student accommodation?

Before move-in day, you’ll want to pick up some household supplies so you don’t need to go shopping on day 1. Your accommodation will have a range of amenities though – make sure you check what’s already there so you don’t end up with three toasters or paying too many bills.
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Is student accommodation first come first serve?

Universities and colleges usually have a wide range of accommodation options. In most cases it’s worth applying for a place to live as soon as you can. There’s a lot on offer – and most students are able to live in one of their preferred kinds of accommodation.
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Keeping fit in uni accommodation

You might have an established fitness routine that you’d like to continue at uni, or you might be wondering how to get more active alongside your studies. Here are some ideas to help.
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The differences between halls and private accommodation

When it comes to looking at where you’ll live as a student, most people choose between university halls of residence or private student accommodation. Here are some of the key differences to look out for.
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Renting - ten things you need to know

Signing up to any contract — even if it’s for student accommodation — can feel like venturing into a dragon’s den, especially if it’s the first time you’ve done it. But, once you’re armed with some key bits of knowledge, you’re all set to start searching out a great place to stay and study. Here are our ten things you need to know when renting your student accommodation.
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Good AND cheap nutrition to stay healthy at uni

Sure, some students eat chicken nuggets, chicken nuggets and chicken nuggets, but their health, fitness and concentration levels probably don’t thank them for it. If you’re wondering how you can eat well on a budget, here are some ideas.
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Five questions to ask in a COVID world

When looking for student digs, it’s important you make sure you have everything covered — including how to keep yourself safe, and what the accommodation provider has in place to help you. Here are five questions you should ask when researching your accommodation options in a COVID world.