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What to Know Before Applying for Student Accommodations

Entering university is the start of a new chapter in your life. To make the transition easier, it helps to have suitable accommodation. Choosing the right student accommodation in London will depend on your preference to live on or off campus, at university or in private residence halls.  In 2021, over 30,000  purpose-built student bedrooms were done in the UK. These new additions increased the total purpose-built student bed spaces

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What You Need to Know About Student Financing

In 2020/2021 alone, there were 2.66 million students in the UK, which comes as no surprise as the UK has numerous high-quality academic institutions. Unfortunately, studies in the UK are expensive, to say the least – a problem for most enthusiastic students. However, there are many ways to solve this issue. Student financing is the most effective and common option. Continue reading to discover everything you need to know about

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London Living – Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Moving to London for studies, a new job, a new life chapter, or even just to experience this bustling metropolis is a BIG decision for anyone. A decision that needs careful planning and a bit of confidence to make that next leap. For many people, some of the biggest concerns are where to live, the cost of living, and the cost of accommodation. Rightly so, London is expensive with flat

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Affordable Activities and Attractions in London

London is one of the cultural centers of the modern world. Whether you’re into visual art, architecture, music or theatre, there’s something for everyone in this capital city. That’s why tourists and students flock to the city, with many choosing to get more value for their money by staying at Central London hostels instead of the pricier hotels.  If there’s one thing that tourists and students must know about London, it’s that

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Benefits of Getting a Private Hostel Room

The cost of accommodation in a major city like London can be prohibitive, especially for working students and budget-conscious travellers. The average overnight rate within the city ranges from £138 – £163. For this reason, many opt for more affordable options, with hostels being among the most popular. London hostels with private rooms are an ideal option for those who want privacy but also appreciate the opportunity to meet new people.

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The Year That Was 2021

I don’t know about you, but the year that was 2021 seems to have come and gone in a New York minute. Equally, it feels like a lifetime since the UK (and London Town) was in full lockdown, when in fact it was just nine months ago. Whilst it may have appeared gloomy, with true British stiff upper lip, we all soldiered on and there were some great moments of

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Room to Share

There’s no denying that we live in a world of sharing – whether it’s sharing social media posts and content, food, advice, knowledge, money, or friends – you name it – we share it. When it comes to moving to a new city for the first time, many of us choose to share accommodation or a room. Not only is it a cheaper, more affordable option (especially in cities such

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Getting your first job in London

Are you a student or a graduate looking for your first job? Are you excited by the prospect but, at the same time, worried about how to dive into the job market? Fear not. We know the feeling all too well which is why we have put together some useful information to help you succeed with your first job applications and interviews. 1. Understanding your passion London is a bustling

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What Makes London the Ideal Study Destination?

Simply thinking about studying in London can be a thrill! As renowned English writer Samuel Johnson once said, “there is in London all that life can afford,” and “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” It pretty much sums up what life can be like in London – exciting, fulfilling, and nothing short of extraordinary. Truth be told, there are plenty of factors that make

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A Place to Call Home

The Passage is London’s largest homelessness charity. For the past 40 years, we have been based in the heart of Westminster, providing practical support and a wide range of services to help transform the lives of people who are street homeless. We are guided by our Vincentian values and offer our clients the resources and solutions to end their homelessness for good, including routes to employment, benefits and accommodation. We

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