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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.

World Emoji Day!

Today, the 17th of July, is not just a regular Friday… it’s World Emoji Day!! 🎉 Here at Nido we love a good emoji. We firmly believe an emoji can spice up any text or sentence and should be used often. 🧀 But, where did the emoji come from?

Key Findings from our NSHS Survey

Here at Nido Student, we’re always listening and learning from our students. We pride ourselves on our students’ experience with us, so, their feedback is crucial when it comes to making sure their stay with us is a positive one.  

The best study cafés in Coventry

Looking to get up-to-speed with those lecture notes or get your head down for that end-of-term exam? Dotted all over the city, Coventry offers plenty of places to swot up and study away from your university library in the form of some excellent cafés.

The 9 best apps for keeping in touch with your family when you head to uni

Whichever way you look at it, heading off to university is a big deal. Sure, there’ll be plenty of new learning experiences and you’re probably geared up to have more than your fair share of fun, but leaving the family behind isn’t going to be easy – especially if you’re heading far from home.

International Students’ Guide: What to Know When You Graduate

Until this year, international students had just four months after graduation to make their mark before their student VISA was up.

How to be a good housemate when living in shared accommodation

For many students moving into university accommodation, the experience will be the first time they’ve lived with others outside their family home. And, naturally, this can raise a number of challenges – foremost of which being getting along well with those you live with.

Quiz: Can You Guess the UK Destination From its Postcard?

Postcards. We might not send many anymore, but back in the day, they were an essential for every holidaymaker – whether you were heading to Cornwall or the Costa Del Sol.

UK’s Favourite Virtual Celebrity Teachers

What do Danny Dyer and Sir David Attenborough have in common? Aside from being national treasures, they’re two of a handful of famous faces who have contributed to BBC Bitesize Daily – a virtual learning platform that’s helping youngsters with their schoolwork during the coronavirus lockdown.