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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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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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Parent help: The top 5 priorities when you’re researching accommodation

There’s are lots of questions you’ll want answered when it comes to researching accommodation – here are 5 of the most important to consider.
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Student rights – what you need to know before you sign your contract

Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds. But there are some things to be aware of – including differences in contract length, bills and regulations.
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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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When should you apply for student accommodation?

When you apply to study at university, you might also need to apply for a place to live (and maybe a student loan). So exactly when do you apply for accommodation at university?
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Accommodation and maintenance loans: How does it all work?

What are student accommodation and maintenance loans and how do they work? From applying to paying it back, here’s all the information you need.
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Tips to achieve the perfect house share

Lots of students think about how to make friends at uni and what it’ll be like to share a flat or a house with people you’ve just met. Once you get started you’ll settle in and probably get on quite naturally, but it’s not a bad idea to have a few ideas in mind.
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How much rent should a student pay?

Before you go to uni, you’ll probably have lots of questions about paying for your accommodation. Here’s an idea of rent, other costs, funding, and how to pay.