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Guide to clearing: what is clearing?
Student Life

Guide to clearing: what is clearing?

The university clearing process is a system that allows applicants without an offer to be matched with universities that still have unfilled places on courses. There’s much more to understand about what university clearing is in the UK, so if you’re wondering “what is clearing?”.

Posted 15 August 2022
The student guide to Aberdeen
Student Life , Accommodation

The student guide to Aberdeen

While this coastal city may seem like a sleepy Scottish haven, it’s anything but! If you’re going to be studying in Aberdeen as a new student, or you’re heading back for another year and want to delve deeper into student life in the city, our student guide to Aberdeen is here to.

Posted 15 July 2022
Student Jiri on why St Davids is more than a room
Accommodation

Student Jiri on why St Davids is more than a room

At Student Roost, we help you get the most from your student experience by providing amazing social spaces and events at our properties that build like-minded communities of students - and lasting friendships. We love positive stories from past residents, so we were excited to.

Posted 30 June 2022
Your student-friendly guide to open days
Student Life

Your student-friendly guide to open days

Whether you’re an incoming fresher or returning for your postgrad, there’s so much to consider when choosing your university. An open day is a great way to get an authentic taste of student life and, most importantly, decide if a certain university is the right fit for you.

Posted 21 June 2022
What type of student festival goer are you?
Student Life

What type of student festival goer are you?

A staple of the student calendar is festival season, offering the chance to dress up and have fun with friends while listening to your favourite music - whether you’re the type to dance the night away with a cocktail in hand or enjoy a more relaxed vibe chilling with friends. .

Posted 30 May 2022
The guide to Leicester festivals
Student Life

The guide to Leicester festivals

Leicester is a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates its diversity day-to-day – but also through festivals spread throughout the year. It's home to some of the oldest and largest festivals in the UK, so make the most of your summer and enjoy all of the Leicester festivals.

Posted 13 May 2022
How to manage loneliness as a student

How to manage loneliness as a student

The rose-tinted view you have of uni may involve meeting like-minded people, having a rich social life and even making friends you’ll be close to 30 years from now. While that’s definitely all part of the experience, it’s also worth acknowledging head-on that there are times.

Posted 10 May 2022
Student Connor shares his experience living at The Heights
Student Stories , Accommodation

Student Connor shares his experience living at The Heights

Living and studying in Birmingham city centre is an exciting prospect for so many reasons, so we hope to enhance your student experience even further when you live with us at one of our two Birmingham properties, The Heights and The Old Fire Station. We spoke to second-year.

Posted 27 April 2022
Moving to the UK for uni? Top tips before you fly the nest
Student Life , Travel

Moving to the UK for uni? Top tips before you fly the nest

Uni? Tick. Accommodation? Tick. Luggage? Tick. Start your uni chapter off right and bring everything you need first time round!

Posted 14 April 2022
5 tips to make the most out of our refer a friend scheme

5 tips to make the most out of our refer a friend scheme

Mates, amigos, compadres, chums, pals, besties – whatever you call them, there’s no doubt our friends can become like family, seeing us through the highs and the lows of life.

Posted 06 April 2022
The student guide to Leicester
Student Life , Accommodation

The student guide to Leicester

Leicester may be (fun fact incoming) home to British staple Walkers Crisps, but it’s also known for being one of the most diverse cities in the United Kingdom. If you’re going to be studying in Leicester for the first time, or want to truly understand the city, our guide to.

Posted 23 March 2022
Top days out in and around Swansea for students
Student Life

Top days out in and around Swansea for students

If you’re living with us at St Davids or considering our Swansea accommodation for next year, then you’ll be in the enviable position of being surrounded by a great choice of days out and sights to see when it’s time for a break from studying.

Posted 22 March 2022