For many students, renting accommodation away from home is an important part of the university experience. This means paying a deposit and entering a contractual agreement with your landlord, so you need to understand your rights and responsibilities.
Chances are that you haven’t heard of a foundation degree, but this study path is popular with students who are focused on a particular profession and who enjoy work-based learning.
With new friends to party the night away with, uni life is going to be a lot of fun. Bear in mind, though, that when you put your key in the lock in the early hours, you’ll want home to be, well, homely. So it’s important to make the right decisions about where you’re going to live while you’re studying.
If you don’t get offers from your chosen universities or you don’t get the exam results you hoped for, all is not lost. The Clearing service from UCAS can help you find a university course to suit you.
If there’s one thing that strikes fear in the hearts of students applying to university through UCAS, it’s their personal statement. Every year, so much angst is conjured up by these two little words, but it’s really not as scary as you might think.
There is no doubt that one of the best things to come out of lockdown is the popularity of TikTok. As students headed back to University this autumn, the UK’s new obsession with the video-sharing app bought a new wave of student TikTokers with it. With videos ranging from first lecture reviews to tours of student digs, it’s become a new hub for the student experience; with little opportunity to go outside, student life has been taken indoors.