Terrible Tales of Bad Landlords

Terrible Tales of Bad Landlords

Ciara Cohen-Ennis  5.10.2015
Every student in the UK has their own horrifying story of bad landlords and disgusting houses. Letting agencies and landlords are legendary...
Some Students Are Paying Up To £21,000 A MONTH For Luxury Accomodation

Some Students Are Paying Up To £21,000 A MONTH For Luxury Accomodation

Sophie Brown  29.09.2015
While the majority of students in London struggle to find somewhere to live that costs under £500 a month, overseas students are heading...
Guidance for the Naive Undergraduate - Part Thirteen: Your Kind of People.

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

Thomas Hurdsfield  17.09.2015
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...
Bad Student Housing Destroys Mental Health and Dignity

Bad Student Housing Destroys Mental Health and Dignity

Beth Jellicoe  27.04.2015
A housing revolution is happening at my university: students at SOAS in London have been staging a rent strike. 150 residents at the university's...
Guidance for the Naïve Undergraduate - Part Ten: Living With Others

Guidance for the Naïve Undergraduate - Part Ten: Living With Others

Thomas Hurdsfield  23.03.2015
My guidance to you on this occasion is simple; take an en-suite where available, be weary of foreign body hair, be grateful there is no...
'Freeze The Fees': Durham Students Protest Accommodation Price Rises

'Freeze The Fees': Durham Students Protest Accommodation Price Rises

Matt Field  24.02.2015
Students from Durham University protested against their university’s plans to increase accommodation fees by 8%, after it was revealed...
What Not to Do in a Student House

What Not to Do in a Student House

Imogen Groome  2.02.2015
Living in a student house can be intimidating - suddenly you're faced with scary adult things like bills and landlords. But it can also...
Student Renting: A Beginners Guide

Student Renting: A Beginners Guide

Lucy Sherriff  30.01.2015
With 2015 well under way, now is the time to start thinking about accommodation for next term. However, for those who have never rented...
Can A New Social Network Put An End To Rogue Landlords And Housing Horror Stories?

Can A New Social Network Put An End To Rogue Landlords And Housing Horror Stories?

Laura Heffernan  21.01.2015
Finding student accommodation can be a very daunting prospect, especially when you’re a first timer and housing horror stories are regular...
Living At Home While Studying: Forget The Stereotypes, Here's What It's Really Like

Living At Home While Studying: Forget The Stereotypes, Here's What It's Really Like

Kate Samuelson  16.12.2014
For some, living at home instead of halls or a student house would absolute hell. However for others, it's not only a huge money-saver...
Students Living On Construction Site, Despite Paying Up To £2252 A MONTH In Rent

Students Living On Construction Site, Despite Paying Up To £2252 A MONTH In Rent

Natalie Tipping  29.10.2014
Students in London are being forced to live on a construction site as their £35m private halls weren't finished in time - despite paying...
The Rise Of The £400-A-Week Souped-Up Student Digs

The Rise Of The £400-A-Week Souped-Up Student Digs

Lucy Sherriff  4.09.2014
For many, student housing means mouse droppings, faulty electrics and mould. But, for a growing elite, it now features everything from...
How to Live at Home and Still Have a Social Life at University

How to Live at Home and Still Have a Social Life at University

Natalie Turco-Williams  9.08.2014
With the costs of student life rising even more, living at home can be the most economical option, however the long secluding distance...
Guidance for the Naive Undergraduate - Part Eight: the Best Days of My Life?

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

Thomas Hurdsfield  29.07.2014
Studying constantly with fear of failure, late nights working the same shifts as the signer on television, living in squalid dwellings...
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