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Tackling Racism in Student Halls - What you need to know as a student.

Tackling Racism in Student Halls: What You Need To Know As a Student -  Lauren O'Donoghue   Is There A Problem With Racism On University Campuses?   The issue of hate speech on university campuses has been in the news more frequently in recent years. An analysis by The Independent found that racist incidents at UK universities rose by over 60% between 2015 and 2017.   Some of the most high-profile of these cases took place within
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Diplomacy 101 - Keeping Your Student Halls Happy

Diplomacy 101 - Keeping Your Student Halls Happy - by Lauren O'Donoghue Friction-Free Accommodation   Moving into halls is a big part of the student experience, and it can be great fun - but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be easy! Living with other people can lead to disagreements, but don’t worry. We’ve put together some top tips for keeping life in halls stress-free.   How Much Does a Polar Bear Weigh?   Enough to break the i
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Free Online Course Open to All International Students

Free Online Course Open to All International Students   Studying overseas can be a daunting and overwhelming experience, particularly if it is your first time. Not only have you got to adapt to life in a new country, but the academic culture could also be very different from what you’ve been used to. It can feel like taking a big leap into the unknown.    Thankfully If you are one of the 437,000 international students coming to study in the UK this year, there is
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How To Book Student Accommodation Last Minute

How To Book Student Accommodation Last Minute.   Welcome To The Last Minute Club!   Welcome to the last minute club! It can be a crazy place to be, but it’s certainly not lonely!    There may be any number of reasons why you’re late booking your student accommodation. Most likely you have been waiting, heart-in-mouth, for your A Level results to arrive, and have only just found out that your conditional offer is now a definite hit! Or perhap
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7 Things You Might Not Know About Clearing

7 Things You Might Not Know About Clearing   If you don’t know anything about clearing then you should check our complete guide, but here are 7 things that even those in the know might not realise.   1 If you have decided that you no longer want to take your firm choice you need to call the university to inform them ASAP. Only after you have discussed the matter with them can you be released into clearing.   2 If you didn’t get the results you t
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SQA Day - A Great Result For Scotland

SQA Day - A Great Result For Scotland   Just finished school this summer in Scotland? Then you were probably up since the early hours on Tuesday waiting for that envelope to fall on your doormat (or text to ping in your inbox.) It was the day the SQA sent out your Scottish Qualifications Certificate, and if you are intending to go on to university, it may have been one of the most important moments of your life so far.    If you weren
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A New Chapter for Style and Study in Shepherds Bush

A New Chapter for Study and Style in Shepherds Bush Shepherds Bush Art Beat Today Shepherds Bush is fast becoming one of the most desirable places to live in West London. Gentrification may have softened its edges to some extent but its heart still beats with a powerful and authentic rhythm,  literally in the case of the legendary music venues like the Empire and Bush Hall.     Many other sectors of the arts have also thrived in this unexpected place.  &
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So You've Got Your BTEC Results - What Next?

So You've Got Your BTEC Results - What Next? - Lauren O'Donoghue:   If you’ve been studying towards a BTEC qualification, you’ll probably be receiving your results this week and thinking about what comes next. More BTEC students than ever are choosing to go to university, and you might have decided that this is the right path for you.         More Universities Accepting BTECs   The number of university places being off
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Best and Worst Huddersfield University Accommodations Revealed

-          Aspley House crowned top Huddersfield university accommodation Aspley House by IQ Student Accommodation has been crowned Huddersfield’s best university accommodation with an overall rating of 4.32 out of 5 by Hallbookers.co.uk, the leading student accommodation review website. Huddersfield University Accommodation Reviews Nearly 200 Huddersfield students have submitted their reviews to rank the eight university accommodation
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HallBookers Student’s Choice – London’s Best Student Hall Provider 2016

                          HallBookers Student’s Choice – London’s Best Student Hall Provider 2016     Here at HallBookers, the UK’s independent student accommodation review website, we’ve heard it all - stories of the sparks of true love, living side by side with vermin, and even heroism in tackling student-hall-fiends.   But (we hear
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