There is a common saying that has stood the test of time and often receives knowing nods when it is uttered: “You don’t know someone until you live with them.” It is fair to say co-habiting is the acid test of any friendship or relationship. And the truth is, it doesn’t matter whether you are … Read More “Living with your flatmates bad habits…”
Embarking on university life is a special landmark in the life of a student. The beginning of an amazing adventure, an exciting and mysterious journey, the prospect of which is often exhilarating and daunting in equal measure. However, it is easy to forget that it is also a pivotal fork in the road for the … Read More “One for the Parents…”
Moving away from home for the first time is a big step in a lot of people’s lives, so you want to make sure that you’re making a decision that’s right for you. There are so many factors to take into consideration that stretch far beyond the academic ability and teaching aspects of your chosen … Read More “5 Reasons you should consider the East Midlands for university”
Scotland’s second city is the capital’s cooler, more contemporary cousin – and is also home to thousands of culture-hungry students. From gigs to modern art, you’ll find it all here. We asked The National Student writer George about his top spots in Glasgow – from botanical gardens to bars. Here are his recommendations… 1. Sauchiehall … Read More “10 Awesome Places for Freshers to Visit in Glasgow”
Starting university is a life experience. It’s a rite of passage, and an exciting new development in the life of a student. The courses one selects are quite rightly at the top of the priority list – mapping out your learning journey is the whole reason for entering this brave new world – but any … Read More “Starting University is a Life Experience”
Studying in London is many students’ idea of the ultimate university experience. One of the most iconic and instantly-recognisable places in the world did not get its reputation by accident. People travel from all over the world to take in the culture, night life and famous tourist attractions. More often than not, those people will … Read More “Student Couples in London”
If you’re heading to uni in London next month, there’s no excuse not to try all of the exciting things that are going on in the capital city all the time. Whether you’re a thrill seeker or just looking for a chilled night on the town, there’s something for everyone. West Londoner Hollie knows more than most … Read More “A Life-long Londoner on what New Students Definitely Shouldn’t Miss in the Capital”
The Echo has put together a selection of the best places for students to live in Liverpool, and St. Andrews Gardens has made the list! St Andrews Gardens is located conveniently to the university and the city centre. Offering 100MB WiFi, Large Beds, All Inclusive Utility Bills and Laundry Facilities Onsite, why live anywhere else? If … Read More “The Liverpool Student Accommodation Guide”
According to Natwest’s student living index, Edinburgh is the priciest place to pursue your academic ambitions, with the obvious guess – London – way down in seventh place! A total of 2,500 students were surveyed during the research in order to discover the most and least affordable places for students to study, of 25 university … Read More “A new study to determine the most expensive cities for students has sprung a surprise.”
Ever dreamed of studying in London but been put off by the stereotypes about the expense involved? If so, prepare for a nice surprise!
A new study has revealed that the capital is NOT the most expensive city in the UK for students – in fact, it doesn’t even rank in the top five of pricey places!