Completely FREE Music Events This Summer Near Lancaster

A night or day out can sometimes seem like your pockets are being drained of money, especially when live music is involved. Believe it or not, there are plenty of opportunities to see live music for FREE in and around Lancaster. You don’t have to travel far to be a part of the music, and we have the downlow for you…

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Urgent: Bored Student on a Budget – Part 2

In part one, we discussed four ways to beat the boredom of the student down time. After all the stress of the exams and the days of living in the library, it can be a sudden shock when you don’t have to clock watch and keep an eye on your deadlines. When all is done, and you and your bank balance is looking and feeling a bit worse for wear, you should treat yourself to some well-deserved fun. But how do you do that without owing Student Finance, and your overdraft an arm and a leg?

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Urgent: Bored Student on a Budget – Part 1

Being a student can be many things; stressful, testing, worrying, the list goes on. But when all the exams are over, and thankfully you have actual spare time on your hands, what do you do? Your leftover student loan has to stretch until the end of the year, but you can’t just sit there twiddling your thumbs. OK, a tenner could get you a cinema ticket (if you avoid any sweet treats) or maybe a treat to some pub grub, but sometimes you want something a little different ─ especially when your only foreseeable option is a day of binge-watching Netflix. Here are some of our ideas that won’t break the bank!

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How to Relax After Exams

At Student Housing Lancaster, we know how tough your exams can be and how much you want to relax after it. Deciding just how to do that, though, can be difficult. There’s a world of things you miss out on because of exams, so deciding what to do first once you’re free might make you feel a bit like a child in a candy shop.

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Top Tips for Getting a Summer Job

Summer is coming and with it the endless barbeques, long sunny days and the feeling that the next university term is very far away. Ideal days that you wish would last forever. However, for the savvy student, it’s not a case of all fun and no work. For many looking to have a productive summer, earning a little extra money or getting valuable experience for a future career is just as important! But, it’s often a lot easier said than done.

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Tips for a Productive Summer

Right now, you might be midway through your exams or just about to start them. Amidst the wealth of revision and worrying, you might be wondering if there will an ever be an end. Of course, by the time you’re heading home for the summer break, this will all seem like a long-lost dream rather than the ball of stress it is at the moment. If it all feels too much, just remember the exciting plans you have for the summer and the relief you will feel after your exams are over.

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Preparing to Leave University

The three or more years you spend at university go by all too fast. Before you know it, it’s over and it’s time to move back into your parents’ house. While you’ve still got a few months of exams, coursework and enjoying the student life left, now is a good time to start thinking about life after uni. So, how can you prepare for the end of your final year?

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The Best Things About Student Accommodation

If you ask anyone about their University experience, they will tell you all about the amazing experiences they had and how it was the best time of their lives – and how difficult it is to leave! Continue reading

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Lancaster: A Fairtrade City

We have all heard the term fairtrade before. Indeed, it may be something you actively seek out when buying your weekly shop. However, did you know that Lancaster itself is a fairtrade city?

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Top 5 Best Revision Tips for Exam Season

Exam season is nearly upon us and students everywhere are starting to feel the pressure… you might be panicking a bit right now about how much (or how little) revision you’ve done, especially in the run-up to your exams. Still, no need to fret, as it’s never too late to start revising for the upcoming season! Continue reading

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