We can help you with your flatmates, settling into your new house, and how to navigate your first week but we can't help you when your mum sits down and starts chatting to your new flatmate about your lactose intolerance. You're on your own there, sorry...
Catered, non-catered, part-catered… Eh? With so much to choose from and the big decision about which accommodation you’re going to pick coming up in the not-so-far-away future, I’ve broken down the pros and cons of my experience in Halls to help you make that all-important decision.
Times have changed a little since the days of My Fair Lady, when one could be satisfied with a room somewhere, far away from the cold night air. Nowadays, people set the bar a little bit higher. Wifi, perhaps? An oven? Maybe I’m just greedy?
It’s coming to the end of term and you’re salivating at the thought of getting that massive deposit back and jetting off to Bali. Wherever you live as a student, getting the illusive dosh back in your account can be tricky business.
Living in a student house definitely comes with a unique set of problems, since this is probably the first time you’ve had to take full responsibility for the space you’re living in. Plus you’ve probably chosen your housemates so you’ve only got yourself to blame for being constantly irritated.