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Accommodation Starter Kits

The new term is fast approaching. For many, it will be their first time moving away from home. Some will travel thousands of miles, in order to pursue a course at a chosen University, here in the UK.

 

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For Some, Studying in the UK Just Got Cheaper!

Studying in the UK just became cheaper owing to the depreciation of the British pound, after last week's decision to leave the EU with the successful Brexit vote. Sterling fell to its lowest level against the US dollar since 1985.

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Choosing Student Accommodation Online

Technology is increasingly helping would be or current students of all nationalities to find suitable student housing, online rather than face to face. There are plenty of options to consider when deciding on the right place to live and this can be booked online from your home country.

It's a big decision, as you'll be living there for at least a year. Research is key and is highly important when it comes to choosing a student room, in locations near to your university. You will find yourself looking at different accommodation types, ranging from student flats, home stays, shared houses, university halls and private student halls.  Budget is the biggest factor for most, travel costs and time also need to be weighed up. If you are opting for accommodation which requires the use of public transport, look at commute times of buses or tube to see whether you would be happy doing the commute on an ongoing basis.

Make sure you look at what's in the local area - such as a supermarket, a gym, or cinema. Some areas are nicer and safer than others and it's worth determining how far your housing will be from the tube or night bus - remember you need to stay safe!

You will have a choice of different options when it comes to your accommodation.

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3 jobs that are PERFECT for students

If there’s one thing students are known for, it’s travelling the path less taken to make a few quid. In the mad and rushing world of student life, where parties, endless cramming sessions and awkwardly scheduled tutorials make the idea of holding down a fulltime job an impossibility, doing the jobs that no one else will has become something of a rite of passage for pre-graduates.

But they don’t all have to be miserable, drudging experiences. Make the right search and you’ll be able to experience fun and quirky jobs that will take you to a variety of different situations.

So what jobs have we found that can give you an amazing student experience?

The right scent

The right sort of smell is vital to a businesses’ success, although most of them don’t realise it. But with a pongy workplace or retail space, customers will head for the exit quickly.

Enter scent marketing, the most ground-breaking form of promotion right now. Scent marketers create smells from scratch for clients, providing them with signature scents that they can use to satisfy their customers’ nostrils.

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Get the most out of your weekday mornings

Is your current pre-work regime to fall out of bed, stumble into the shower and run to the train station with a piece of toast in one hand and coffee in the other?

Do you feel like there isn’t enough time in the morning and find yourself struggling to get up or into work mode? We know that feeling.

Try out our tips on waking up, getting energised, and getting things done in the early hours:

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