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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
Birmingham city guide for students
Student Life

Birmingham city guide for students

If you’re headed to Birmingham for the first time, have experienced the delights of Brum before and are returning for your remaining time at university, or you’re a veteran of the Second City, our Birmingham city guide for students will help you get the most out of your stay.

Posted 17 September 2021
6 reasons to move out for uni
Student Life , Accommodation

6 reasons to move out for uni

Bored of being stuck at home? Even if your university is only a few miles away and commutable from the house you’ve grown up in, for so many reasons it’s still worth making the leap and moving out for uni.

Posted 03 September 2021
Sheffield city guide for students
Student Life , Accommodation

Sheffield city guide for students

Whether you’re studying in Sheffield for the first time or returning for your remaining time at university, our guide to Sheffield student life will help you make the most of your time in the Steel City. With a great food scene, musical heritage and a thriving Sheffield.

Posted 13 August 2021
Exploring outdoor spaces in your city
Student Life

Exploring outdoor spaces in your city

Summer’s here and the British weather, in stereotypical fashion, has finally caught up. There’s no better time to enjoy all of the outdoor spaces on offer in your city, with some of them right on the doorstep of your Roost.

Posted 16 July 2021
Artists display work in their London student accommodation
Student Life , Accommodation

Artists display work in their London student accommodation

Student Roost are proud to have had the opportunity to showcase the talent of some of our very own art stars as part of an annual London art event.

Posted 15 July 2021
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
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
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
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
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