From tips on how to make the most of Freshers’ Week to what’s going on in your local area, you can read all kinds of student guides, Nido news and first-hand accounts penned by your fellow students right here.
Fancy writing about your own student experience, we’re always on the lookout for budding bloggers and writers to collaborate with us. If you’ve got a great idea or just fancy showing off your writing skills, be sure to get in touch if you want to have your say on our blog.
This year, to mark World Mental Health Day on October 10th, Nido is proud to announce a new wellbeing partnership with Psychologist Dr Tara Quinn-Cirillo. Working predominantly online, the programme has been designed to provide residents with support, advice, resources and tools to maximise their wellbeing.
So, you got the grades, confirmed your university place and booked your room (if not don’t panic, check out if there’s a Nido room available in your new uni city here). Now it’s time to pack! Read on for the low-down on everything you could possibly need for student living and use our handy Read more >
Birmingham is the UK’s second largest student city and known for its numerous higher education institutions and vibrant student lifestyle. So whether you’re in need of a study day, a cultural day out or a big night out, Birmingham has so many great options for food and entertainment for every budget.
Do you love cooking? If yes, you’ve probably thought about throwing a dinner party for friends and family at some point. However, there’s always the worry that you won’t be able to cook something that’ll wow them unless the dish is super complicated.
After more than 12 months of entering and leaving lockdowns, most of us have changed our workout routines more than once (with varying results). Have you struggled to raise the motivation to hit the weights? Or, perhaps worse, maybe you’re putting in the work and breaking a sweat, but aren’t seeing the results you’d hoped Read more >
Are you getting enough sleep? Chances are, the answer is no. In fact, college and the years immediately afterwards are notorious for being rife with sleep issues. Most students get around six hours sleep a night but when you factor in nights out, all-night cramming sessions and early lecture starts, this number can be even Read more >
When you want to switch off and binge-watch a bunch of your favourite shows at the end of the day, there’s nothing like reality TV. We don’t know what it is, but there’s something about watching other people thrive/fail/fall in love (delete as appropriate) that keeps us glued to the screen.
With Christmas now behind us, thoughts turn to the less frivolous pursuit that is uni work. For many students, the new year means looming deadlines and exams, so it’s time to stop procrastinating and get down to some real study time.
If you’re heading to live in the UK for the first time, then you may optimistically assume that a good grasp of the language is all you need. But, alas, the English language is notoriously difficult to learn, not least because of the myriad of idioms and phrases that simply don’t make sense without local Read more >