Top 5 Tips for Decorating Your Student Room On A Budget

Your student room is your space (for your time at university, anyway), so decorating it and making it a bit more you is a necessity. Whether you simply want to add some photos, or some gorgeous homely touches, there are plenty of ways that you can make your room something to be proud of, while still running on a budget.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: How to Find a Student House After Your 1st Year

While many students live in student halls for their first year, your second year of studying can call for a comfier, cosier house, with all your new mates! You’ve got the initial year out of the way; the daunting moment of the first lecture, the meeting of your new flatmates and facing labelling all your tins of beans with a sharpie, but now is the time to find a student house!

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What Most Students Learn In Their First Term

The beginning of university life is always an exciting time – it’s new and scary but it is the start of your young adult life and your independence. Being in a new city, surrounded by unfamiliar people may seem a little daunting, but many students say their time at university is some of the best years of their lives.

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The Secret Beer Gardens of Lancaster

The sun is out and there’s nothing to study for – a perfect day! You won’t want to waste a second of it and what’s the nicest way to enjoy the hot weather than to head over to a beer garden? Whether you’re just looking for a cosy beer garden for a few hours of relaxed time in the sunshine with your friends or a nice place to park your group for the afternoon and evening, you’re sure to find something you like.

Lancaster has many pubs to choose from but you might not know which ones have secret beer gardens you weren’t expecting to find. So, which pubs can you visit in Lancaster that have hidden depths?
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Helpful Hobbies : How To Fill Your Summer and Your CV

Whoever you ask, the necessities of a C.V. can be as varied as there are fish in the sea. Yes, you need references. No, you should only provide them when asked for. Yes, it is important that your name and email is on every page. No, you should not duplicate information throughout your C.V.

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Student Summer: Fantastic and FREE Musical Magic

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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Money Misery: 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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Time to Chill out: How to Relax Post-Exam

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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Hit The Jackpot: Top Ways to Get the Best 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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Money Misery: 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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