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Student accommodation

Halls, private, stay at home? Weigh up your living options

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Halls vs home: should I stay at home and commute to university or move out into halls or other student accommodation?

Students share their experiences of living at home and commuting to uni vs moving out into halls

02 October 2023

4 min read

What should you do if you don't get a place in student halls?

You’ve applied for halls of residence - but there’s no space left. Don’t panic, get help with our advice on finding alternative student accommodation.

04 April 2023

4 min read

Student accommodation guide #1: university halls

Thinking about living in university halls? Our helpful guides will help you with all your uni accommodation decisions.

03 April 2023

3 min read

Should you choose catered or self-catered accommodation?

When choosing accommodation, how do you know if catered halls will suit you? Here are some comments from current students on the catered vs. self-catered debate.

31 March 2023

6 min read

How to pick the right student accommodation

While most first-year students go straight into university halls, there are a variety of housing options available to you.

28 March 2023

8 min read

Choosing the right housemates for second year of university

Nobody to live with in your second year? Or can’t decide which friends would make the best housemates? This is what you need to think about when picking who to houseshare with.

21 March 2023

5 min read

What's the difference between university halls and private halls?

The experience of living in university halls or private halls can differ, including available facilities, location and cost.

21 March 2023

5 min read

Applying for student accommodation: Q&A

How do you apply for student accommodation? When do you apply for student accommodation? We’ve got all the answers for you.

21 March 2023

2 min read

Student accommodation guide #4: living at home

Thinking about staying at home to save money on rent?

04 March 2023

4 min read

Student accommodation guide #3: private halls

Considering the private hall option? Some universities will refer you to 3rd party providers if they don't have enough spaces in their halls. This is what you should know.

04 March 2023

4 min read

Student accommodation guide #2: private accommodation

Don’t panic if you find yourself living off-campus with strangers from day one of university. Read our guide to renting privately from a landlord or agent in your first year.

04 March 2023

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