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Free things to do this weekend in Carlisle

Free things to do this weekend in Carlisle

With Fresher’s Week, Christmas and the New Year out the way, student budgets can get a little tight come the spring. This doesn’t mean you have to spend the next five months in hibernation however. Carlisle is one student city that has tons of stuff to do and to see, and most attractions don’t charge you a penny. Explore the city you’re studying in by checking out these fun and free attractions in the area.

Posted in: Carlisle | Out and about | Student Advice | Student Life

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Summer in Sunderland – a student’s guide

Summer is fast approaching, which means many people’s thoughts are turning to how they’ll spend those sunshine filled, carefree months. If you are a student studying in Sunderland, don’t make plans to spend summer at home just yet. Sunderland comes to life during summer, with a number of events and festivals to enjoy. Discover the events in Sunderland and the surrounding area that should take pride of place in your calendar this year.

Posted in: Entertainment | Events | North East | Out and about | Student Life | Sunderland

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Aberdeen – the ultimate student city?

Scotland is no doubt a great place to study, thanks to its stunning landscapes, vibrant cities and excellent universities. With a number of exciting cities and towns to choose from though, finding the right place to study in one of the most welcoming places on the planet isn’t easy. The city of Aberdeen is certainly up there, not just because it’s home to the number one university in the whole of Scotland. As a student in Aberdeen, you’ll receive more than just a top quality education. Here we give you the lowdown on all things student in Aberdeen…

Posted in: Education | Facts | Reviews | Student Advice | Student Life

13 reasons why Aberdeen is for U

Aberdeen is the third most populated city in Scotland and is often a popular choice with students keen to live and study in the north-east.

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Being a U-Student in Aberdeen

The Granite City is known for being one of the most popular cities to live in as a student. But what makes Aberdeen different? What are the unique ins and outs of the city’s top spots?

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SEVEN REASONS WHY MODERN STUDENT ACCOMMODATION WINS HANDS DOWN OVER RENTING PRIVATELY

You’re looking forward to the start of your new study year at uni. And you may still be thinking about where you’d like to live and whether you’d like to rent privately or live in accommodation designed for and exclusive to students.

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Why your first year at uni will be the best year of your life You’ve heard the saying ‘your school days are the best days of your life’ but for many it’s the first year of university that takes the crown. There are so many reasons why your first year of university is an unforgettable one, from the new people that you meet and the course you’ve worked so hard to gain a place on to infamous Freshers’ Week events and the freedom that goes hand-in-hand with student life. We’ve put together a rundown of just some of the moments that will make your first year at uni the best year of your life

Why your first year at uni will be the best year of your life

Why your first year at uni will be the best year of your life. You’ve heard the saying ‘your school days are the best days of your life’ but for many it’s the first year of university that takes the crown. There are so many reasons why your first year of university is an unforgettable one, from the new people that you meet and the course you’ve worked so hard to gain a place on to infamous Freshers’ Week events and the freedom that goes hand-in-hand with student life. We’ve put together a rundown of just some of the moments that will make your first year at uni the best year of your life…

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Should you get a seasonal job this Christmas?

Should you get a seasonal job this Christmas? With Amazon alone hiring an extra 20,000 workers in the run up to Christmas, the number of available seasonal opportunities is on the rise. For university students and young people in particular, seasonal employment provides plenty of perks.

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Part time job or no part time job that is the question

Part time job or no part time job? that is the question!

Contrary to popular belief, a part time job doesn’t have to be bad for your studies. In fact, if managed correctly, part time employment can complement or even enrich your university lifestyle. Particularly during your first year of study, part time employment can unlock a number of benefits, from refining those time management skills that will stand you in good stead for years to come to relieving those money stresses that are so commonly associated with student life.

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Those first year university myths busted

Those first year university myths busted

Those first year university myths busted
When it comes to your first year at university, as excitement builds and moving dates get closer, many students get themselves worked up with all kinds of misconceptions. As a leading provider of student accommodation in Sunderland, Carlisle and Aberdeen, we’ve heard it all.

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