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OUR BLOG

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.

Guess the Book from the Opening Line

Classic literature is filled with some of the most iconic openers, best beginnings and legendary kick-offs that are, on occasion, more famous than the books themselves. They’re the literary first impressions that greet us from the get-go, so it’s essential for opening lines to make an impact and get the reader invested for the pages that follow.

Top Tips for Moving House Efficiently

If you’re going to be moving into a shared house with friends after your first year, then it’s good to get a plan in place when it comes to packing, paperwork and the day of the move itself.

What’s it like to live in Liverpool, Abby?

My stay in Nido Haigh Court was great from start to finish. Haigh Court was made to feel like a second home, this resulting in my stay lasting 3 years.

Making the big move with our Haymarket GM, Gabriella

Our new Nido Haymarket General Manager, Gabriella Kennedy recently made the move from Newcastle to Edinburgh, a move that some students will be making themselves come to the start of the new academic year. So, who better than Gabriella to tell you all about her time in Edinburgh so far, and the best places to Read more >

The Best Walking Routes to Take in London

While studying in London, your main way of getting around is usually by bus or on the Underground. As quick and convenient as these modes of transport can be, sometimes it’s nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of busy tube platforms and crowded buses, and see the city on two feet. With Read more >

16 Things You Never Knew About Glasgow

Known across the globe for its art, architecture and culture, Glasgow’s reputation as one of the UK’s finest cities is well deserved, making it a top-notch location for students to start their higher education journey.

15 Things You Never Knew About London

The hustle and bustle of the nation’s capital makes it a top place to live and study.

Writing Your Dissertation: Top Tips and Advice

Although dissertations aren’t compulsory on every course, if you do choose to take on the mammoth 10,000-word essay then be warned: it’s quite an undertaking.