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How to Celebrate Chinese New Year in London in 2021

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year in London in 2021

14 Jan 2021

Emily

Chinese New Year in London is all about celebrating the beginning of the new year on the lunar calendar and boy, the city deffo knows how to celebrate! Each year, thousands of people go to the West End for a colourful parade, yummy traditional Chinese food, and free stage performances. The festivities usually take place […]

Manchester
Events
How to Celebrate Chinese New Year In Manchester In 2021

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year In Manchester In 2021

7 Jan 2021

Emily

It’s almost Chinese New Year! A super fun celebration for the beginning of the new year on the traditional lunar calendar. Lunar New Year is one of the most important holidays in China and this Friday the 12th February we’ll be celebrating *drumroll*…the Year of the Ox! If you’re a student staying in our fab […]

Health and Wellbeing
10 Comedy Movies and TV Shows to Cheer You Up On Blue Monday

10 Comedy Movies and TV Shows to Cheer You Up On Blue Monday

5 Jan 2021

Emily

It’s time to turn that frown upside down because nobody wants bad vibes on Blue Monday! There’s a lot of negativity around Mondays in general with it being the first day after the weekend and everybody’s back to reality. So, it’s no wonder that there’s an actual day called “Blue Monday” which is allegedly the […]

Dating
Student Living
10 Valentine’s Messages for Students That Are Just SO Relatable

10 Valentine’s Messages for Students That Are Just SO Relatable

5 Jan 2021

Emily

Love is in the airrrrrr, ooh la la! It’s getting close to that romantic time of year that gives couples an excuse to be super soppy, or singletons an excuse to go all out and treat themselves – cos why not! Are you wondering what to write in your Valentine’s Day card for your loved […]

Norwich
City
Health and Wellbeing
Student Living
The 10 Best Vegan Takeaways in Norwich

The 10 Best Vegan Takeaways in Norwich

24 Dec 2020

Emily

Calling all students living and studying in the awesome city of Norwich, are you after a cheeky vegan takeaway? Then keep reading! There’s nothing better than being tucked up in your cosy accommodation with some yummy food for a chilled evening with your mates. Since it’s Veganuary, we’ve done our research and gathered 10 best […]

Beton House
City
Student
Alumno have won ‘Developer of the Year’ with Béton House, Sheffield!

Alumno have won ‘Developer of the Year’ with Béton House, Sheffield!

22 Dec 2020

Emily

On the 9th December, Alumno won Developer of the Year 2020 at the Property Week Student Accommodation Awards with the latest development to hit Sheffield…Béton House! Why Choose Beton House? Béton House first opened its doors in September 2020 as the third phase of the Park Hill development, one of the largest Grade II* listed […]

Recipes
Student Living
Student Veganuary: Easy Vegan Recipes You Can Cook in Your Shared Flat

Student Veganuary: Easy Vegan Recipes You Can Cook in Your Shared Flat

22 Dec 2020

Emily

It’s that time of the year folks, Veganuary! Many of you will already be familiar with this 31-day challenge, others may not be, so we’re here to give you the deets. Since 2014, Veganuary has inspired and supported more than a million people in 192 different countries to try vegan food in January, pretty cool […]

Sheffield
City
Student Living
Top 10 Vegan Takeaways in Sheffield

Top 10 Vegan Takeaways in Sheffield

18 Dec 2020

Polly Vodenicharova

There is no way to deny it – vegan food is simply delish and it has been rising in popularity in the last few years. We couldn’t be happier!  With plenty of fresh ingredients, packed with vitamins and nutrients, eating vegan food is healthy and yummy – and the perfect option for a takeaway night. […]

Southampton
Student Living
A Jolly Guide to Christmas in Southampton 2020

A Jolly Guide to Christmas in Southampton 2020

17 Dec 2020

Emily

Ah, isn’t this time of year just the best? We can enjoy festive hot chocolates, pigs in blankets, and plenty of prezzies…what a dream! If you’re a student staying in our fabulous Southampton student accommodation you’re probably scratching your head and thinking “what can I actually do this Christmas?” Well, fear not, because we’ve done […]

Canterbury
Student Living
A Very Merry Guide to Christmas in Canterbury 2020

A Very Merry Guide to Christmas in Canterbury 2020

11 Dec 2020

Emily

Ho Ho Ho, it’s almost Christmas time, the most wonderful time of the year! Are you a student studying in the gorgeous city of Canterbury and need some festive inspo to stop you from twiddling your thumbs? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Luckily for students, Canterbury is bursting with fun festive activities, because […]