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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.

Positive effects of global self-isolation

COVID-19 is affecting everyone across the world, the news is difficult to process for a lot of people and is rightly focussed on the families and the key workers tied up in this difficult situation

19 of the most binge-worthy series for students

Whether you’re stuck indoors alone or fancy watching a boxset with your mates, there are loads of great series out there offering hour after hour of unbridled entertainment.

The tech items you should invest in for university

Deciding what and not to take to university can be tricky, and many students end up bringing too much – and spending too much in the process.

The best online workouts you can do at home

Keeping fit and healthy doesn’t always mean hitting the gym or strapping on your running shoes.

10 fun ideas for virtual hangouts

As a student, you’ll spend a fair amount of your downtime connecting with friends and family over video chat.