Guides

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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Learning the New Way…at Uni

Wondering what your university experience will look like in September? Whilst it may vary across universities and countries, one thing for sure is that the new academic year will certainly be…well…different. The Covid-19 outbreak has changed the way that universities function – a trend that may continue once the pandemic is over. We are all used to an environment where students meet on campus, gather for lectures, socialise in the

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13 Study Tips to get you through the Exam Period

1 – Make a plan We cannot say it often enough, but start in time! Being well prepared will give you less stress before and during the exam. Make a schedule for yourself in which you plan at least a few hours of studying a day. There are many great apps which can help you with your revision: iStudiez Pro – a fantastic schedule planner with notifications to make sure

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for London Life

With a renewed mindset on January 1st, most people set themselves some new year’s resolutions. It’s important to ensure these changes fit in with your current lifestyle and are achievable, otherwise sticking to them will be difficult! Make sure you’re one of the 8% that actually do stick to their resolutions! Here are a few realistic suggestions we think would be great for 2020 and are all easy to fit

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Why Affordable Co-living is Essential in Cities Like London

Co-living spaces are becoming increasingly popular across the world as young people start to realise the value of sharing affordable living spaces. In places like London in particular, it has proven a great way to make friends, save money and feel less lonely, something that young people new to London often struggle with. Co-living is community. It’s a brilliant, relatively cheap and extremely enticing concept to more and more people

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3 Things for International Students to Consider When Looking for Accommodation

Living conditions have a large impact on the overall university experience of any student. For international students, settling into a new country and living in a different culture, finding safe and decent accommodation can be the decider between staying and leaving. Students who choose to live off campus are usually faced with more challenges in finding a suitable place to live. Fortunately, many UK cities like London have a variety

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A Guide to: Canary Wharf

What’s Canary Wharf like to live in? Many people are unfamiliar with the area, but it’s one of the main financial districts of London, after The City. Home to many banks, international offices and skyscrapers, Canary Wharf is where many young professionals in London spend time doing business.  With many new developments around the docklands area, along with additions of shopping centres and restaurants, it’s a cool place to hang

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A Guide to: Stoke Newington

Stoke Newington is one of north London’s villages, located in the London Borough of Hackney, and is where you can find LHA Newington Court. N16 has been trendy for the last decade, but back in the 17th century it was little more than countryside. Now, residents of Stoke Newington are overwhelmed with choice, having the best of all worlds – with quiet, leafy neighbourhoods, a vibrant high street and excellent

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Budget-Friendly Things to do in London

Think living in London is too expensive? Thank again! There are plenty of things to do around the city either for free or on the cheap, so whether you’re a student or just like to be frugal, here are some of the best things to do around London on a shoestring budget. The memories will be priceless… Travel If you haven’t already and are eligible for one, get a 16-25

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