• 5 House Hunting Tips For First Year Students

    Time flies! 6 months have already passed since the beginning of uni, and although there are several months before everybody goes home for the summer, now is the best time to start looking for a place to live next year; before it’s too late! It might seem early, but if you don’t motivate yourself to […]
  • Personalising your student digs

    After being at home for years, the fresh challenges offered by campus living can be exhilarating.  As well as an exciting time for making friends and exploring your new environment, it’s a good moment to create a fresh and personalised space in your student digs.  Finally, you are free to express yourself in your own […]
  • 3 Things to Consider When Deciding on Student Accommodation

    So you’re off to uni in September. By now, most of you should have sorted out your living arrangements, but if the choice is still lingering, here are some tips to help you make a better decision. Catered vs Self-catered The most obvious advantage of having catered student accommodation is that you never have to worry about […]
  • Summer Rent: Should Students Have to Pay Rent Over the Summer?

    The University of Birmingham holds its last exam by the start of June. Term starts again around the beginning of October. This leaves a four month period where student houses are generally uninhabited. Yet almost all those renting houses from private landlords are contracted to pay rent for those months. In fact, the majority of students are forced […]