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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
Student Abbie on making memories at Pittodrie Street
Student Stories

Student Abbie on making memories at Pittodrie Street

A fulfilling uni experience is as much about making memories and friendships as it is about the studying. At Student Roost, we aim to provide an environment that enriches your student experience from year to year, so we were happy to hear from Aberdeen resident and second year.

Posted 09 March 2022
Student Emma on three years at St Davids
Student Stories

Student Emma on three years at St Davids

At Student Roost, we love to hear from the people who live with us. Our Roosts are nothing without students living in and enjoying what we have to offer, so we welcome real stories from residents – just like Emma, who’s returned year after year to our Swansea property.

Posted 19 January 2022
Newcastle student on living with us for four years
Student Stories , Accommodation

Newcastle student on living with us for four years

Whether you’re a student going through Clearing, a second/third year looking for a change from halls, or a postgraduate student starting a new chapter of study, where you choose to live is going to have a huge impact on your day-to-day life.

Posted 17 August 2021
Student Stories , Accommodation

"Meet me at Mannequin?" My year with Student Roost

Are you making the move to uni this year? Former first year student and Mannequin House resident Anna Langston shares her story, which shows how leaving your childhood home for the big city presents exciting new opportunities and a newfound sense of independence.

Posted 12 August 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
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
Go for it: master's student Emily on her Bath studio
Student Stories , Accommodation

Go for it: master's student Emily on her Bath studio

One of the biggest decisions for university postgrads is choosing where to live and it’s okay to admit that your priorities may have changed since your undergraduate degree.

Posted 27 October 2020
Roost resident Zoe returns to The Towpath
Student Life , Student Stories , Accommodation

Roost resident Zoe returns to The Towpath

When she started her adventure at the University of Chester, student Zoe Lee Jukes made herself at home at one of two Roosts in the city: The Towpath.

Posted 27 October 2020
Meet two students living The Heights life with us
Student Stories , Accommodation

Meet two students living The Heights life with us

Meet pals and flatmates Fran and Robyn, two Birmingham City University students who chose to make The Heights their home.

Posted 23 October 2020
Moving out for university: why live away from home?
Student Stories , Accommodation

Moving out for university: why live away from home?

Looking to study at a university that's not far from home? Even if you can get to lectures by jumping on an early morning bus or train, there are so many benefits to moving out and into student accommodation that you just won't experience if you don't make the move.

Posted 18 June 2020