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10 Easy Plastic Free Swaps Students Can Make

10 Easy Plastic Free Swaps Students Can Make

2 Jul 2021

Emily

Did you know it’s Plastic Free July? No? Well now you do, so you’ve got no excuses peeps! The global movement wants to help millions of people be a solution to plastic pollution to help the environment. The best part? All we need to do is work together and make small lifestyle changes that will […]

HFS Info Hub: What Are Gender Pronouns and Why Do They Matter?

HFS Info Hub: What Are Gender Pronouns and Why Do They Matter?

30 Jun 2021

Matthew King

We quite regularly refer to people using gender pronouns, whether we realise it or not. When speaking of someone in the third person, you’ll often automatically imply a gender, by referring to them as he when talking about a man or a boy or saying she when talking about a woman or a girl. These […]

The Yummy Guide: The Top 5 Liverpool One Restaurants for Students

The Yummy Guide: The Top 5 Liverpool One Restaurants for Students

29 Jun 2021

Matthew King

Your student accommodation in Liverpool places you in the heart of an amazing city that has a plethora of fantastic restaurants and a thriving foodie scene. There are loads of great restaurants in the city but we’re going to focus on Liverpool One restaurants, those within the area of the L1 shopping section of the […]

10 Day Trips From Edinburgh Perfect For A Weekend!

10 Day Trips From Edinburgh Perfect For A Weekend!

23 Jun 2021

Matthew King

Students living in Edinburgh are lucky to live in such a beautiful city with many wondrous events and attractions to visit, on top of this, there are many options for day trips from Edinburgh! Though the city itself is a fantastic place to have as a base from your Edinburgh student accommodation, there are also […]

Coventry UK City Of Culture: The Best 8 Events For Students This Summer!

Coventry UK City Of Culture: The Best 8 Events For Students This Summer!

23 Jun 2021

Emily

Did you know? Coventry was awarded the title of UK City of Culture for 2021 in 2017, and rightly so! The place is bursting with history and art. This month marks the start of many super cool events to kick off Coventry’s year of City of Culture, and trust us, you’re not going to want […]

Fancy A Movie Night? Here’s 10 Great Movies For Students

Fancy A Movie Night? Here’s 10 Great Movies For Students

16 Jun 2021

Katt Ekrami

Don’t fancy going out tonight? Rather have some snacks and a few good films? Sorted. Here’s a list of the top ten films perfect for your movie night that you won’t find anywhere else. There are no mentions of The Godfather, camera angles, The Notebook, Fast and Furious, or Mean Girls. This is a list […]

10 Of The Best Side Hustles To Help Students Earn Extra Cash

10 Of The Best Side Hustles To Help Students Earn Extra Cash

16 Jun 2021

Emily

Wanting a bit of extra cash or a cheeky night out or a brand-new outfit? We know the feeling! Have you ever heard of a side hustle? If you haven’t, let us enlighten you, because this is a seriously cool way to bag some extra cash, and develop your skills too! A side hustle is […]

8 Tips And Tricks On How To Make An Essay Longer

8 Tips And Tricks On How To Make An Essay Longer

14 Jun 2021

Katt Ekrami

Essay writing is a tough business and after “deadline: Monday”, we reckon “word count” are likely the two of the most haunting words for any student at university. Homes for Students is all about making your life easier, so we’ve done the hard work for you by researching eight ways to make that essay big, […]

Student Guide: 8 Fun Things To Do In Stoke This Summer

Student Guide: 8 Fun Things To Do In Stoke This Summer

14 Jun 2021

Emily

Are you student wondering what fun things to do in Stoke this summer? Don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of ideas to keep you busy! The best part? You don’t have to travel far at all to be right in the heart of the action, because our student accommodation is perfecly located. Home to the pottery […]

Student Mental Health Matters: How To Stop Overthinking

Student Mental Health Matters: How To Stop Overthinking

11 Jun 2021

Emily

Ever wondered how to stop overthinking? Don’t worry, we have too, it’s super annoying – right? Being an overthinker isn’t anybody’s fault, it’s just often a personality trait that can’t be helped (take it from an expert!) As a student, you’re probably going to be prone to a bit of overthinking, especially when it comes […]