When the time came to house hunt my housemates and I thought we knew it all and would be fine doing it by ourselves, but we were so wrong. Here is what went wrong for us and how to avoid making the same mistakes:
One of the best feelings in the world is seeing your bank account after your loan comes in. One of the worst is realising how quickly it’s going to run out. Fear not, though, there are plenty of ways for a finance savvy student to stay on top of their money. Here’s our rundown of some of the budgeting basics that can help keep money woes off your mind during your studies.
The holidays will fly by - so make sure you make the most of them!
After what feels like an eternity of a winter followed by weeks of torrential rain (not that we're ones for melodrama), there is finally some good news on the horizon - in the form of sun.
With only three weeks of semester two remaining, exams and deadlines are fast approaching.
As a university student, one of the best days is when you check your balance after your loan has dropped and you've finally got money again!
Kirkstall Brewery Accommodation has its very own entertainment, food and drink hub – The Vault.
So you know what to expect during your time here, take a look at your Induction Video before you arrive so you're prepared!
You’re so close to heading home, you can almost smell your mum's cooking but don't forget about your university home before leaving.
Oh no! You’re going to have to put up with strangers for a whole year and what’s worse is they’ll have to put up with you! Well the good news is that they won’t remain strangers for long and if you follow our handy tips, you’ll become a housemate hero in no time!
Leeds has many opportunities to earn a bit of extra cash. For many students, having a job while at university means the difference between thriving and surviving. Here’s a few tips to help you get stuck into the working world.
Nightlife in Leeds pretty great (as we’re sure you’ll have already found out). The buzz will likely continue all the way home and most students’ journeys back go without incident. Even so, as the clocks go back and the evenings get dark, it’s a good idea to take on board our 6 top tips for keeping safe after a top night out.
And so it began amongst men. One clean, crisp Sunday morning, on one fine April day, and with the exuberance of Spring prevalent and accommodation banners waving in unison; football player and fan alike gathered together and gazed in wonder as a re-enactment of Camus’ philosophic declaration played out in the arena of morality of the football lawn.