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The Graduate’s guide to moving into student accommodation

  • Published on : Mon, 12, Sep 2016
  • Written by : Prime Student Living

You’ve finally moved out of your parents’ house and you’re living on your own for the first time. You’re now in charge of your own budget, food shopping and wake up time - it’s a brand new exciting chapter in your life. We’re excited for you.

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The 15 stages of watching The Olympics

  • Published on : Thu, 28, Jul 2016
  • Written by : Prime Student Living

August 5th sees the start of the sporting event of the year; Rio Olympic Games.

The 2012 games saw mass hysteria in England when London hosted, and Rio is set to be no different - we can’t wait to start celebrating.

Thousands of people will tune in to see the pinnacle of sporting ability battle it out for gold, silver and bronze medals.

The Olympics are an accumulation of a lifetime’s work and, sometimes, it can be an emotional rollercoaster just to watch it.

Let’s work through our Olympic hysteria together.

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The best festivals in your student cities this summer

  • Published on : Fri, 01, Jul 2016
  • Written by : Prime Student Living

With Glastonbury signalling the start of the festival season, it’s definitely time to light up your calendar with some festivals near you. There are great events happening right into the beginning of Autumn, including some incredible stuff in Edinburgh, Bristol and Liverpool.

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What the Brexit vote means for students

  • Published on : Fri, 10, Jun 2016
  • Written by : Prime Student Living

In 2015 the turnout for those voting in the general election aged 18-24 was just 43% - that’s one percentage point lower than 2010. Overall, only 66% of those able to vote turned up to vote in 2015, meaning 34% of those able to vote in the general election didn’t vote at all.[1]

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A Graduate’s Guide to Newcastle

  • Published on : Tue, 24, May 2016
  • Written by : Prime Student Living

We’ve spoken to a graduate of Newcastle University to get the best tips on where to go in the city. He gives his best choices for drinks when you’re feeling fancy, where to catch some of the best sport in the city and where to go when you just need to chill. Consider this your inside track on some of the best spots in Newcastle.

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7 cheap UK breaks for students

  • Published on : Wed, 06, Apr 2016
  • Written by : Prime Student Living

Some of the best mini breaks for students can be found on your own doorstep, right here in the UK. These UK holidays prove that getting away from it all doesn’t have to cost the earth.

These cheap holiday ideas for students are just what you need if you’re looking to kick back. Discover what’s on your doorstep, at a price that’s affordable for even the most cash-strapped scholars. We’ve even included the average price of a pint, just to make your decision making process that bit easier. 

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On Campus Living vs Off Campus living

  • Published on : Fri, 11, Mar 2016
  • Written by : Prime Student Living

Choosing whether to live on or off campus can be a big decision. There are, of course, positives and negatives to both so it’s best to think about your personality and which lifestyle you’re suited to. Whatever you choose, it’s important to choose a housing provider you can trust. Purpose built student accommodation offers secure and affordable student accommodation in the closest of locations to Universities. 

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The Best Apps for Students

  • Published on : Mon, 30, Nov 2015
  • Written by : Prime Student Living

Gone are the days where you would typically handwrite every single word of your lecture and submit dissertations on lined paper. These days, you’ll find the modern student using tablet devices, filling their documents with reams of notes or even voice recording the lecture using their phones. Whether it’s for work in progress, lectures or your general Uni life; here are some great apps that’ll help you become the most tech-savvy student in your lectures!

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