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Studying in Nottingham: What to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 14/02/17

Nottingham is one of the UK’s top student cities, with the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University both high in the rankings. The two universities both have several campuses for the 61,000...

Studying in Nottingham: What to do and where to stay

Studying in Nottingham: What to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 14/02/17

Nottingham is one of the UK’s top student cities, with the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University both high in the rankings. The two universities both have several campuses for the 61,000 students that study in the city. If you’re c...

Studying in Edinburgh

Studying in Edinburgh: What to Do and Where to Stay

Students | Tips for Students | 09/11/16

Edinburgh is a beautiful city packed with culture and history. It’s also home to many universities and colleges, making it Scotland’s biggest student centre. Edinburgh is also one of the UK’s best student cities, and is home to some of the most renow...

manchester student city

Studying in Manchester: What to Do and Where to Stay

Students | Tips for Students | 19/10/16

Manchester is one of the UK’s most well known student cities. Situated in the northwest of England, this post-industrial city is home to many universities. The student population of Manchester is around 350,000 students, making Manchester one of the...

Internships When Abroad

Internships When Abroad

Students | Tips for Students | 01/04/15

Interning can be extremely rewarding; at the end of an internship, you will have some insightful work experience and have learnt new skills that will make you a valuable commodity when you enter the workforce. Interning abroad shows that you can adap...

Moving to Birmingham as a student

Moving to Birmingham as a student

Students | Tips for Students | 28/11/16

Birmingham is one of Britain's most vibrant student cities, and with a student population of around 65,000 students, it is the second largest student city in the UK. Many students venture here from both around the UK and abroad to experience all that...

What to do and where to stay in Liverpool

Studying in Liverpool: what to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 03/11/16

Liverpool is another major student city in the U.K. With over 50,000 students, this city is a buzzing student centre. If you find yourself studying in Liverpool, then read on to discover what there is to do in this beautiful city. What to do W...

Tips to Help Students Save Money

6 Tips to Help Students Save Money

Students | Tips for Students | 02/09/15

Going back to, or starting university is always expensive and the number of students going each year is rising. To help you to tackle the cost, here are some tips for financing your studies and to help you kick start your university year. Renting ...

Tips for Having a Cosy Student Room

5 Tips for Having a Cosy Student Room

Students | Tips for Students | 05/10/16

When hearing the words "student room", you automatically think of a small cramped space>. But however small your student room may be, there are always ways to make it feel cosier and less cramped. Read on to learn more. Tip 1: Choose a duvet cove...

Moving to Exeter as a student

Moving to Exeter as a student

Students | Tips for Students | 01/09/17

Exeter is home to the University of Exeter which is one of the most popular and well-respected universities in the UK with its Russell Group status, and high-achieving academics, as well as being known as very sociable and for its high level of sport...

Study in Aberdeen

Studying in Aberdeen: what to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 23/08/17

Aberdeen is an extremely multicultural city in the North East of Scotland, which links to both old times and new. It’s home to Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen which is one of the oldest universities in the UK (founded in 1495)...

The cheapest European student cities to live in

The cheapest European student cities to live in

Students | Tips for Students | 21/08/17

It’s normal to ask many questions when going on an Erasmus trip, the most frequent being about the cost of living and the price of rent. In fact, the budget you have for rent largely determines the destination you will chose for your year of studi...

Moving to Canberra as a student

Moving to Canberra as a student

Students | Tips for Students | 17/08/17

Australia has some of the best student cities in the world attracting both native people but also an enormous amount of international students. With the combination of high class universities and great living standards, it’s not hard to see why it’s ...

what to do and where to stay in York

Studying in York: what to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 11/08/17

York is a beautiful city filled with so much culture and history, as well as lively and vibrant as a student-city for the students at the University of York and York St. John University. It’s the perfect size- just big enough to have a buzz and a lot...

Move to Brisbane as a student

Moving to Brisbane as a student

Students | Tips for Students | 30/06/17

Brisbane is the capital of Queensland, Australia’s ‘Sunshine State’. The year-round pleasant climate makes Brisbane an attractive place to live for Aussies and foreigners alike; around a quarter of the city’s residents were born abroad, with Brits ma...

Where students live in Ottawa

Where to live when you're a student in Ottawa

Students | Tips for Students | 30/06/17

The Canadian capital might not get as much attention as its flashier older siblings Montreal and Toronto, but Ottawa is a brilliant city in its own right. With top level universities such as the University of Ottawa and Carlton University, there’s a ...

Start looking for student housing

When should I start looking for student accommodation?

Students | Tips for Students | 04/07/17

September is the start of term for most UK universities and therefore moving day for most students around the country falls around the same time. The search for accommodation before the beginning of term is often a source of stress and panic for many...

Moving to Southampton as a student

Moving to Southampton as a student

Students | Tips for Students | 20/06/17

Southampton is one of the great British port towns on the south coast and welcomes an impressive number of students each year. Students coming to study at the University of Southampton or Southampton Solent University all have a great time getting to...

Student accommodation in Vancouver

Where to live when you're a student in Vancouver

Students | Tips for Students | 13/06/17

Vancouver, British Columbia, is one of Canada’s most diverse, exciting and unique cities. With top level universities such as the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University, located just outside the city, its academic credentials are ...

Moving to Perth as a student

Moving to Perth as a student

Students | Tips for Students | 08/06/17

Perth is the capital of Western Australia and is about as close to Bali as the big cities on the East Coast of Australia. Home to universities such as the University of Western Australia and the lead campus of University of Notre Dame, Perth is a gre...

Find a flatshare or houseshare in Wellington

Find a flatshare or houseshare in Wellington

Students | Tips for Students | 31/05/17

As the capital city of New Zealand, Wellington is one of the country’s best student cities, with a huge number of students living and studying at the Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University – Wellington campus. Living in Wellington yo...

Studying in Philadelphia

Studying in Philadelphia: what to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 17/05/17

Philadelphia – not just a delicious cheese spread, but one of the USA’s largest and most prosperous cities! A city with great significance in American history, most notably during the American Revolution, Philadelphia is home to many of the country’s...

Where to live in Melbourne

Where to live when you're a student in Melbourne

Students | Tips for Students | 11/05/17

Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and Australia’s second largest city. With 8 universities and 300,000 students, it is Australia’s student city and a great destination for studying abroad. Over a third of the city’s students is from abroad! Often ...

Moving to Sheffield as a student

Moving to Sheffield as a student

Students | Tips for Students | 04/05/17

Sheffield is a Northern city with its heart in steel production, but in the 21st century there’s a lot more to it than that. Students coming to study in Sheffield at the University of Sheffield or Sheffield Hallam University all have a great time get...

Studying in Edmonton

Studying in Edmonton: what to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 26/04/17

Edmonton, the capital of the province of Alberta in western Canada, might not be the first place you think of when you think of Canadian cities. It is the northernmost in North America to have a population over 1 million, and is nicknamed ‘Canada’s F...

Where to live when you're a student in Portland

Where to live when you're a student in Portland

Students | Tips for Students | 20/04/17

Portland, Oregon is an exciting, modern city that is one of the largest in the United States. Students at the many universities and colleges are never short of things to do, with a vibrant art and music scene as well as an impressive social and resta...

Moving to Christchurch as a student

Moving to Christchurch as a student

Students | Tips for Students | 05/04/17

Christchurch is often considered the gateway to the South Island, but the city has more than enough to offer right on your doorstep. Students coming to study in Christchurch at one of the universities, colleges or higher education schools will be ple...

Studying in Newcastle

Studying in Newcastle: What to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 05/04/17

Newcastle-upon-Tyne is one of the UK’s most exciting student cities, with the University of Newcastle and Northumbria University both high in the rankings. The two universities boast a vast combined student population and the city has a huge amount o...

Where to live when you’re studying in Leeds

Where to live when you’re studying in Leeds

Students | Tips for Students | 30/03/17

One of the best student cities in the UK, Leeds has a lot going for it – with some of the best nightlife and trendy destinations, students at the 4 main universities are never short of things to do. Now the UK’s third largest city by population, Leed...

Studying in Sydney

Studying in Sydney: What to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 23/03/17

Sydney is hugely attractive for students, both Australians and foreigners. It’s not hard to see why: consistently ranked in the top cities in the world for students, a multicultural atmosphere and chilled way of life draw students from all over. Not ...

Studying in Montreal

Studying in Montreal: What to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 09/03/17

Montréal recently became the best city in the world for international students – a title held by Paris for the last four years running. And there’s plenty of reasons why : QS’s rankings measure 6 factors including ‘Student View’, which aims to measur...

Types of Student Accommodation

The 8 Types of Student Accommodation

Students | Tips for Students | 01/02/17

As a student, do you know all the accommodation options available to you? Each one has their advantages and disadvantages. To help you wade through the saturated market, Roomlala has compiled a list to break down the different types of accommodation....

Studying in Toronto

Studying in Toronto: What to Do and Where to Stay

Students | Tips for Students | 13/12/16

While Toronto isn’t the Canadian capital, it’s most certainly the most populous and diverse city in Canada. Toronto has many universities sprawled throughout the city, making it a hub for students. If you ever have the chance to study in this beautif...

Things That Every Student Should Experience

5 Things That Every Student Should Experience

Students | Tips for Students | 28/10/16

The college years are some of the best years that someone can experience. It's a time of learning, development and discovering new experiences. Here are our top 5 things that every student should do during their studies. The Erasmus Programme E...

Searching for Student Accommodation

Searching for Student Accommodation: Flatshare

Students | Tips for Students | 28/09/16

With demanding landlords and exorbitant rent prices, it’s not always easy to find student accommodation that facilitates a rewarding year. Flatshares are quickly gaining ground as a viable accommodation option because of its numerous advantages. Read...

Studying in London

Studying in London: What to Do and Where to Stay

Students | Tips for Students | 22/09/16

London is one of the biggest cities in the world. With a population of over 8.5 million people, the U.K.’s capital is a bustling city with loads of fun things to do, especially for students. What to do If you’re looking to experience studen...

Tips for Finding Student Accommodation

Tips for Finding Student Accommodation

Students | Tips for Students | 09/09/15

June and July are not too early to start getting ready to go back to uni. According to the Guardian, 80% of students move away from home to go to university. With the time to go back to university fast approaching, many students are still struggling ...

 Studying in France as a Foreign Student

Getting Ready to Study in France as a Foreign Student

Students | Tips for Students | 11/08/15

Today, France is incredibly desirable as a place to complete university studies and a large number of foreign students come for both long and short periods either on study abroad schemes, or to complete their studies. In 2012, France welcomed 271 399...

Finding a Summer Job

Finding a Summer Job

Students | Tips for Students | 29/06/15

The arrival of the summer holiday marks the end of the academic year and the beginning of a lot of free time for you as a student. With all this free time, it makes sense that a lot of students seek to find a source of income, especially since the ex...

The New Trend That Helps You Succeed

Homework Help: The New Trend That Helps You Succeed

Students | Tips for Students | 24/06/15

Today, more and more students ask for help when it comes to their homework. Very often, this help comes from classmates and friends. Sharing useful information is trendy and it helps you succeed. The help of digital technology Thanks to ne...