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How to apply for university Clearing
Student Life

How to apply for university Clearing

Wondering how to apply for Clearing? Applying through Clearing can be a daunting and stressful process, regardless of your reasons for doing so. Whether your results weren’t quite what you expected, or you missed the initial deadline, knowing how to apply through Clearing.

Posted 08 July 2021
What's it like to be a student in Belfast?
Student Life , Accommodation

What's it like to be a student in Belfast?

Are you planning to study in Northern Ireland’s capital? Whether you’ve got your accommodation booked or you’re thinking about moving to the city for uni, you’re probably wondering what Belfast is like for students.

Posted 05 July 2021
Benefits of moving in to student accommodation early this summer
Accommodation

Benefits of moving in to student accommodation early this summer

Moving to university can be a stressful time – and that’s before you’ve even started to unpack everything you’ve brought with you! That’s why we’ve selected five benefits of an early move in that will keep stress levels low and improve how smooth your transition into, or back.

Posted 02 July 2021
What is Clearing?
Student Life

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.

Posted 29 June 2021
Three reasons to stay in your student accommodation next year
Student Stories , Accommodation

Three reasons to stay in your student accommodation next year

At Student Roost, we love to see residents returning year on year. But why should you rebook? Sure, the convenience of not having to sort out somewhere new to live is a big plus, but there's more to it than that. 

Posted 28 June 2021
A Student Roost lockdown love story
Student Stories

A Student Roost lockdown love story

Two students are due to celebrate the first anniversary of their lockdown wedding after spending six months together in their student flat in Edinburgh.

Posted 24 June 2021
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 22 June 2021
Box up your old belongings for charity
Health & Food , Accommodation

Box up your old belongings for charity

Are you thinking it’s about time you decluttered your living space? Well, why not go all Marie Kondo and benefit an amazing charity at the same time?

Posted 18 June 2021
Tips for moving into your new home with Student Roost
Accommodation

Tips for moving into your new home with Student Roost

Moving day coming up? We’re so excited to meet you and for you to start your new journey with us.

Posted 03 June 2021
Guide to accommodation viewings: have the best viewing ever!
Accommodation

Guide to accommodation viewings: have the best viewing ever!

There’s nothing like an accommodation viewing to help bring to life how you picture your next year at uni. At Student Roost, you can check out our properties now to help you make your decision about where to live your best student life.

Posted 30 April 2021
Shared student accommodation vs Studios - which one's for you?
Accommodation

Shared student accommodation vs Studios - which one's for you?

At Student Roost, you can choose to live with your best mates - or new ones - in accommodation that offers all the benefits of a student house share plus extras. On the other hand, if you prefer your own space or are perhaps looking to tackle your PhD with fewer distractions,.

Posted 18 March 2021
Parent and guardian guide to university
Finance

Parent and guardian guide to university

Planning for university is exciting but can also feel like entering the unknown, whether you’re a student or the parent/guardian of one. To help make the transition a smooth one, we’ve put together some helpful tips for parents of university students, so you can be happy.

Posted 26 February 2021