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Benefits of living with friends
Student Life

Benefits of living with friends

For most students, university is the first time that living with friends is an option. You can't choose your family, but you can choose your mates and so moving in together is a rite of passage that brings with it excitement and perhaps some nerves. To help you navigate this.

Posted 15 February 2021
This is your next student house
Accommodation

This is your next student house

Hold on... a house? Yep, you read that right. Forget everything you thought you knew about 'student accommodation' and say hello to your new student house at Student Roost.

Posted 04 February 2021
Blue Monday and beyond: how we support our residents
Accommodation

Blue Monday and beyond: how we support our residents

Today is Blue Monday – but we all have bad days. At Student Roost, we recognise that all of us have mental health, all year round.

Posted 18 January 2021
UCAS checklist: it's not too late to apply
Student Life

UCAS checklist: it's not too late to apply

If you’re applying to study an undergraduate course at a UK higher education institution, then the clock is ticking to apply through UCAS. Good news, though: the mid-January deadline has been pushed back to 29 January, so you can use our UCAS checklist to make sure your.

Posted 12 January 2021
Nottingham student city guide
Student Life

Nottingham student city guide

Home to one of the UK’s highest student populations (around 60,000-plus), Nottingham is a great place to live during your studies. As well as great student nightlife, the affectionately nicknamed ‘Queen of the Midlands’ offers so many cultural highlights and fun ways to spend.

Posted 05 January 2021
Own your future in RESI award-winning student accommodation
Accommodation

Own your future in RESI award-winning student accommodation

With 2021 little more than a day away, it’s time to say goodbye to 2020 and look forward to the promise of a new year – and, following a recent award win, you can book with more confidence than ever with Student Roost as you look ahead to uni in 2021.

Posted 30 December 2020
Generous Belfast residents give the gift of comfort to rescue animals
Student Stories

Generous Belfast residents give the gift of comfort to rescue animals

It’s the season of giving and we were so happy to hear just one of the ways you’ve been helping to spread the joy over the festive period – and our four-legged friends are pretty chuffed, too!

Posted 29 December 2020
Staying with Student Roost over the festive season
Student Life

Staying with Student Roost over the festive season

It’s been a strange year and, as we enter a festive season like no other in living memory, we thought we’d remind those of you who are staying with Student Roost over Christmas that you have plenty to look forward to.

Posted 18 December 2020
Student advisor brings fun festive fundraising to Edinburgh
Accommodation

Student advisor brings fun festive fundraising to Edinburgh

Forget Santa’s little helper, at Student Roost we have our own shining star this Christmas. One of our team members in Edinburgh is fundraising for the UK’s student mental health charity, Student Minds, in a uniquely festive way – by creating the ultimate Christmas jumper.

Posted 17 December 2020
How to make friends at uni: an introvert's guide
Student Life

How to make friends at uni: an introvert's guide

Meeting new people and growing your circle of friends is a big part of university life. The social aspect of living away from home for the first time enriches any student experience – but what if you’re an introvert?

Posted 11 December 2020
Types of student accommodation: where do students live?
Accommodation

Types of student accommodation: where do students live?

Ready to make the move to university but not sure where to live while you’re there? Or maybe you’re ready to say goodbye to university-owned halls after first year? Student information overload means the types of student accommodation available might have you a little bit.

Posted 10 December 2020
Introducing York House: a guide to our new Nottingham student accommodation
Accommodation

Introducing York House: a guide to our new Nottingham student accommodation

We’ve got a new Roost on the block in the Midlands, so here’s a 20 Questions-style intro to cover all you need to know. Welcome to York House…

Posted 09 December 2020