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7 tips to boost student mental health
Health & Food

7 tips to boost student mental health

Wherever you are in your student journey, you’re likely facing pressures to do with uni life on top of all the stresses and anxieties that modern life can throw our way. Here’s our guide to boosting your student mental health when times get tough.

Posted 14 January 2022
Where to live during your second year at uni
Accommodation

Where to live during your second year at uni

First year flying by? We hope you’re having an amazing time in your uni city and looking forward to everything that comes next. With that in mind, it’s time to start thinking about second year.

Posted 15 December 2021
The best live music venues in the West Midlands
Student Life

The best live music venues in the West Midlands

For students studying in Birmingham or Coventry, there are a number of music venues in the Midlands to get your live audio fix. Whether you’re looking for independent venues, away from the major arenas, that are on your doorstep or close enough to travel to, we’ve got you.

Posted 15 December 2021
Guide to Coventry for students
Student Life

Guide to Coventry for students

Venturing to Coventry for your studies? Maybe you’ve lived in 2021’s City of Culture for a few years but don’t quite know the ins and outs. Immerse yourself in everything that Coventry has to offer, and use our guide to Coventry for students to help you on your way.

Posted 10 December 2021
Homemade Christmas gift ideas for students
Student Life , Finance

Homemade Christmas gift ideas for students

As Christmas approaches, the festivities begin – but figuring out what to gift can be a source of stress, especially if your student loan is beginning to wear thin. Stretch your student loan further this Christmas, with a range of homemade Christmas gift ideas for students to.

Posted 06 December 2021
The student guide to Bath
Student Life

The student guide to Bath

Heading to Bath to study at Bath Spa University or the University of Bath? Experience the city that’s steeped in history and get to know all of its modern nuances with our student guide to Bath – the perfect tool to inform your stay.

Posted 01 December 2021
6 reasons why Student Roost is more than a room
Student Life , Accommodation

6 reasons why Student Roost is more than a room

Bed? Tick. Desk? Tick. Storage? Tick. All essentials you'll need as a student, but what's beyond your own four walls is just as important - if not more so.

Posted 09 November 2021
Congrats to our 20 Day Giveaway winners!
Offers

Congrats to our 20 Day Giveaway winners!

Thank you to everyone who got involved and entered our 20 Day Giveaway this year. Were you one of our lucky winners?

Posted 01 November 2021
Reasons to stay with us for another year

Reasons to stay with us for another year

Are you already looking ahead and thinking about next year? What you'll be studying in lectures, all the new people you'll meet, the epic nights out and nights in, and of course… where you’ll be staying.

Posted 29 October 2021
When should I book my student accommodation?
Accommodation

When should I book my student accommodation?

Finding the right student accommodation for you is one of the many things to consider as a student, whether you’re going to university for the first time or moving from one type of student accommodation to another.

Posted 29 October 2021
Swansea city guide for students
Student Life

Swansea city guide for students

Headed to Swansea for the first time? Perhaps you’re returning for university, or you’re a seasoned explorer of Abertawe (the Welsh name for this wonderful city). Whether you’re new to Swansea or not, our Swansea city guide for students will make your time there truly special.

Posted 28 October 2021
20 Day Giveaway: our biggest prize giveaway is back!
Student Life

20 Day Giveaway: our biggest prize giveaway is back!

Are you ready for our biggest and best ever student giveaway? 20 days, 20 prizes, 20 chances to win... We're definitely excited about the return of our 20 Day Giveaway!

Posted 06 October 2021