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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.

The Most Challenging Aspects of Being a Journalism, Creative Writing and English Student

Being a humanities student is definitely challenging. There are piles of reading to be done, essays to be written and exams to be crammed for. As a third year Journalism, Creative Writing and English student, I’ve definitely encountered my fair share of challenges during the years. Here’s what I think the hardest parts of my degree are.

90’s Party meets Uni Work

On 13 April, we well and truly threw it back to the 90s.

How to Create Your Own Home Away from Home When Studying

Adapting to a different culture can be daunting, so we asked a few of our residents for the tricks they used to turn their new city into somewhere they can call home.

Celebrate World Health Day by Starting with Yourself

It’s been said by someone much wiser than us that our first and last love is self-love.

Studying Across Borders

Having worked in the student world for nearly 15 years now (and having experience of being a student myself) I have seen first-hand the benefits to society of having some of the brightest people from foreign countries studying across borders.

The Nido Blackout x Hoodie Handout

As part of our Nido Student rebrand, sustainability has been chosen as one of our key brand pillars, and we want to start educating, raising awareness and most importantly getting our students to engage in sustainability activities.

The Ultimate Guide to Owning Student Life, Part Two: Preparing for Your Career

With the help of recruitment and industry experts, we’ll go into how you can get a head start when it comes to job applications, learning essential skills and nailing those all-important interviews.

Amazing Apps to Help You Through Your Time at Uni

With the Christmas break over and done with, getting back into the swing of things as the upcoming term begins can be difficult. After a few weeks of over-indulging, it’ll be early starts, late night library sessions and endless essays filling up your schedule very soon. Alongside the usual uni work, balancing your social life and health means there’ll be a lot on your plate over the next few months.