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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.

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The International Student’s Guide to Tax

  Starting university can be daunting, but if you’re moving to the UK from another country, making the trip overseas can be more overwhelming than usual. With more things to factor in compared to non-international students, preparation and planning are essential.

How Using Proprep Can Benefit Your STEM Studies

Student life can be tough work, from learning how to budget, to getting that crucial work/social life balance right. One of the hardest aspects is navigating a new way of learning alongside a higher level of independent work.

Students’ takes on politics in 2020

  Throughout history, students and politics have always gone hand in hand, for better or worse. No matter how politically engaged you are or which side you lean towards, one thing is for sure: these are politically confused times.

Talking to Grads – Press Office Assistant Manager Olivia Shalofsky

  The second in our series of graduates chit chats, we’re sitting down with Olivia Shalofsky to talk about her time at university.

Applying to University: The Ultimate Guide

When it comes to applying to university, there’s a lot to consider. You need to decide on the course you want to devote the next three or so years to, narrow down where you want to study, and go through the process of applying through UCAS.

The Student Guide to West Hampstead

Become an instant West Hampstead local with the help of our neighbourhood guide. Recommended by residents for residents.

The Student Guide to Staying on Top of Your Mental Health

If you’ve been feeling down, struggling with certain things or just not seeming yourself, then it’s important to know that you’re not alone – reports have shown that one in four students experience mental health problems during their time at university.

How Do Student Loans Work?

If you’re planning on going to university, then you’ll need to familiarise yourself with the ins and outs of student loans. From the amount you’ll pay for tuition to what finance you’re eligible to receive, the more research you do before applying, the better.