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The Ultimate Guide to Owning Student Life, Part One: Cooking Like A Pro

Whether you’re a total newbie in the kitchen or a master chef, learning new things won’t be limited to the lecture theatre whilst you’re at uni. And when it comes to cooking, the more techniques you have under your belt, the better you’re equipped to make some awesome stuff to scoff.

Class of 2020 Highlights

With the rapid expansion of Nido Student in to Europe and beyond, the Class Conference in Milan and its insightful programme came at an ideal time.  It provided us with the opportunity to meet with partners old and new, exchange ideas, and learn from industry experts across Europe.

Homeless Handout with 4BYSIX

There is no denying that winter is coming. For most of us, this means adding an extra blanket to the bed or wearing warmer coats and sweaters, however to the homeless population across the UK, the winter weather can be life threatening.

How to Make the Most of Fresher’s Week

While Freshers’ Week is an exciting time when you’ll get to meet loads of new people, for many it’s also the first time away from home – which can be a little daunting.

What to Take to University: A First-Year Student’s Ultimate Guide

We cover everything from important paperwork, bathroom necessities, and those all-important creature comforts, so get ready to take notes (you’ll be doing a lot of that once term starts anyway).

SHLA 2017

We were delighted to attend the The Property Recruitment Company’s Student Housing Leadership Awards Wednesday night. It was a great night had by all and with 4 members of our team up for awards it was great to see their efforts recognised by their colleagues and fellow industry professionals.

CARNUVAL

Friday the 26th, Newcastle University Students Union is the place to be as we run our CarnUVal event! The night promises to be full of surprises from Carnival performers, to world famous DJ’s to big bright UV lights and make-up artists. The event is to celebrate the end of January exams and to build a blossoming relationship between The Nido Student and Newcastle University. 

Edinburgh Neighbourhood

Nido Haymarket is situated in the heart of the historical West End of Edinburgh. A stone’s throw away from cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs. Edinburgh is the definition of quirky when it comes to shopping, lose yourself in endless vintage shops and small boutiques as well as the usual high street stores. You never forget a visit to Edinburgh so you’re lucky to live here!

CAMBRIDGE NEIGHBOURHOOD

A city offering culture in every corner, Cambridge sets the bar high when it comes to ‘university cities’. With over 80% of the town owned by Cambridge University, you could say it is a town built for students.

NEWCASTLE NEIGHBOURHOOD

Located in the centre of the beautiful and popular student area, Upper Ouseburn, Nido is only 15 minutes from Newcastle city centre. Ouseburn offers the perfect location for students – a safe area, plenty of transport options including bus and Metro.

A DECADE OF NIDO

2007 January: Blackstone Property Management founds Nido Student Living. A pioneer in London luxury student accommodation is born.

LIVERPOOL NEIGHBOURHOOD

This lively city is the cultural capital and birthplace of The Beatles and a UNESCO world heritage site. Your local area offers plenty of cafes, shops, music venues, bars and restaurants, as well as plenty of transport links making travel around the city effortless.