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A History of St Andrews Gardens in Liverpool

St Andrews Gardens - The Bullring - Liverpool

You will be hard-pushed to find student accommodation with as much character, charm and history as St Andrews Gardens in Liverpool. It has certainly stood the test of time and sits proudly alongside its more monolithic modern counterparts. More commonly referred to as the Copperas Hill ‘bullring’ (despite appearing more like a big horseshoe from …

How to Survive Your First Student Home

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The guys over at Electrical Safety First have produced a wonderful infographic on surviving life in your first student home. We all know how difficult it can be sharing with others from outside your immediate family – living with friends can even be difficult as you may find you don’t quite share the same living …

History of Bradford

Bradford Town Hall reflected in the new mirror pool in the city park. Built in 2011 at a cost of over £24 million, it is hoped that the city park will attract extra tourists into the city centre.

‘Broad Ford’, later known as Bradford, was first settled in Saxon times and by the Middle Ages had become a small town centered on Kirkgate, Westgate and Ivegate. In the 19th Century, Bradford was a small market town of 16,000 people, wool spinning and cloth weaving was done in local cottages and farms. It was …

Five Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went to Uni

Jo Davidson

You’ve slogged your way through secondary school and managed to achieve the necessary grades for your chosen university. Now you’re holding your acceptance letter! Congratulations! You can already picture yourself walking through those wide hallowed halls of knowledge, socialising with your new friends, and finally, wearing that coveted cap and gown ready to walk up the stairs… But wait a minute, …

Choosing a student bank account

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Ok so you’ve got your uni choices, you’ve got your accommodation, you’ve even been to Paperchase and bought 5 pencil cases, a range of notebooks and a novelty paperweight for your desk, but you’re forgetting the most important thing: your student bank account. Millions of pounds locked away in massive vaults, men in posh suits, …

What do Emeli Sande and a crater on the moon have in common?

What do musician Emeli Sande, romantic poet Lord Byron, footballing legend Denis Law and a crater on the Moon have in common? The answer to this ultimate of pub quiz questions (and who would have guessed), is Aberdeen. Want to know why? Read on … Students moving to Aberdeen this September will doubtless have uncovered …

Why Preston is the best place to come for Uni?

Student's Guide to Living and Studying at UCLan in Preston

Preston; the small city with a big personality. Flying the nest and moving away is a daunting process for anyone. Leaving your home comforts, the town you know and the people you love. However, moving to Preston will feel like your home from home. Being one of the best networked cities in the country due …

Liverpool’s Pier Head Village has your summer covered!

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You can say what you like about Liverpool but there is always something to do. This summer is destined to be action packed with fairground rides, culture, art, live performances and everything in between. The Pier Head Village has graced Liverpool’s iconic waterfront since the 30th June and so far has proved a massive hit! Do …

Be a part of Bradford and visit the Wells.

Bradford Town Hall reflected in the new mirror pool in the city park. Built in 2011 at a cost of over £24 million, it is hoped that the city park will attract extra tourists into the city centre.

For over 10 years Bradford city centre was dominated by a huge hole known as the Wastefield, where the new shopping centre was planned to be. Credit crunches and budget cuts were to blame, symbolising the state of Britain at the time. However, a brand new era has descended on Bradford with the regeneration of …

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