Nine Simple Rules That All Good Roommates Follow

Quora | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Congratulations! This is a huge step in your development as a human being. It was weird for me, too, when I went away to college and had to share a bedroom (with bunk beds!) for the first time (not counting Girls State and student council camp)

The 9 Types Of People You'll Meet In Student Accommodation

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Nguyen | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Freshers' week 2015 is coming. For most first year students, it's an excitement to have complete freedom for the first time and move in a student ...

Guidance for the Naive Undergraduate - Part Thirteen: Your Kind of People.

Thomas Hurdsfield | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Hurdsfield

During your time as an undergraduate you are likely to encounter an array of people, some of whom you will like and some of whom you would pay to see ...

How to Survive Cohabiting

Jessica Fostekew | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Jessica Fostekew

There's millions of great reasons for cohabiting, but they never make it any less irritating. Living with yourself is hard enough. Enduring the nested behaviour of others is unbearable. Until now. Here's a few survival tips.

The Top 10 at 25

The Mac Twins | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Mac Twins

Our mid twenties without Google search would be a shameful series of questions to family members starting with 'I know I should know this but...' whilst gazing wearily down at our Young person railcards. Much like the deteriorative hangover, the road to 30 creeps up without warning or fan fare..

Guidance for the Naive Undergraduate - Part Eight: the Best Days of My Life?

Thomas Hurdsfield | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Hurdsfield

Studying constantly with fear of failure, late nights working the same shifts as the signer on television, living in squalid dwellings with landlords who may well be the offspring of Hitler and his one testicle, and constantly finding yourself scraping ancient coco-pops from a mouldy bowl whilst washing the five thousands dishes, is a tough life.

Learning to Love the Quirky OCD Nature of Others

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

We're all privy to the odd little quirk and tic, from racing down the stairs to beat the toilet flush to bidding farewell aloud to your house as you walk out the front door, but to the OCD sufferer it's taking these endearing habits to the extreme.

International Uni Kitchen

Anisa Ather | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Anisa Ather

The stereotype that students can't cook is not true, according to my experience. Having left university and moved away from home, I am now cooking recipes with names like Shivid Polow, Sai Mai Lo and Rajma - all of which I picked up from Student Halls.

Why People Are More Important Than Property for Generation Rent

Matt Hutchinson | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Hutchinson

The Australians have it right - they don't use the term flatshare, they call them 'sharehouses'. This puts the sharing element before the property, just as it should be.

WATCH: Have You Seen Who Keeps Stealing This Man's Food?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Don't you just hate it when one of your housemates nicks your food? You innocently leave some biscuits out in the lounge, and in the morning, they're ...

Letting it Right - how to Rent at University Safely

Bryony McIndoe | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Bryony McIndoe

Renting a property, especially if it's the first time, can be a tricky business - it's easy to get carried away with the excitement of living with your friends and forget about the technicalities.