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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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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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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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Accommodation for disabled students or those with individual needs

If you’re a disabled student or have different learning needs, and are thinking about your university accommodation options, there are a few things you’ll want to consider. ​​​​​​​In this guide, we look at the different housing choices for students with disabilities, arranging for adjustments where necessary, and the funding options available to you.
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The countdown begins – 5 things you need to do right now

As you get even closer to leaving for uni, you’ll probably have some last-minute loose ends to take care of. For now though, sorting out these essentials should set you up nicely for a good move.
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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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Your uni shopping list – 10 things you won't want to leave behind

People forget all sorts when they start university, from laptop chargers to bedding, food – even clothes. So it’s a good idea to make a list of what you’ll need to get before you head to uni.
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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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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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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.