How to make your student house a home

How to make your student house a home

When I moved into my student house last year, it was really exciting to be living in a big house with high ceilings after living in halls for my first year. But while it was great to have a big house, the walls were bare and it didn’t feel homey at all. One year on and I’ve turned my student house into a home by finding cosy things to fill it with!

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Looking back: My first week of university

Looking back: My first week of university

My very first week of being a first year at uni was pretty nerve racking, but I soon settled in. I enrolled online before I started my course, and once I had moved my stuff into my halls, said goodbye to my parents and met my housemates it felt really weird to be living in an unfamiliar place not really knowing anybody, wondering what to do next. However, I got on with the people in my flat and others from my halls and soon made friends.

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Cost cutting tips for university students!

Cost cutting tips for university students!

Financing university can be hard. I mean REAL hard. Yeah you get a maintenance loan and possible a grant which is great-but what happens if, like with me, it only covers your rent, leaving you with a tenner a week? Well fear not, my mum taught me to be savvy when it comes to cutting corners and now I’m going to pass this much needed knowledge onto you!

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What you need to take with you to university.

What you need to take with you to university.

When I found out that I got accepted onto my course at Plymouth University, I was really excited but also had no clue about what living in halls with a bunch of strangers who later become great friends, and no idea where to start. Having the right things with you when you settle into university really makes you feel a little more prepared and able to handle yourself in a situation where everything is new-especially when you have some home comforts!

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