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NIDO STUDENT WINS ‘OPERATOR OF THE YEAR’ AT THE STUDENT ACCOMMODATION AWARDS

  Nido Student is delighted to have won the ‘Operator of the Year’ award at the Student Accommodation Awards.   The Student Accommodation Awards are organised by Property Week, the leading magazine in the commercial and residential property market for over 20 years. The awards cover 11 different categories within the sector and are judged Read more >

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).

THE NIDO STUDENT & THE EU

We want to reassure you that this decision will have little to no impact on our current or future students. In fact, given the near 10% drop in Sterling currency rates, this means there has never been a better time to book your accommodation with us.  

THE NEW NIDO, AS AMBITIOUS AS YOU ARE

Nido is recognised as one of London’s top residences for the international student community, welcoming over 106 nationalities annually to our properties.

LUXURY STUDENT ACCOMMODATION BY LA REPUBBLICA

We were excited to be featured in La Repubblica’s article about Luxury Student Accommodation. See the Italian and English versions of the piece below.

TOP 5 TRAVEL APPS THIS YEAR

Let these free Smartphone apps remove the stress from your travels. From booking flights to packing your bags, consider these apps your travel personal assistant.

NIDO SHORTLISTED FOR STUDENT ACCOMMODATION OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

We’re thrilled to announce that The Nido Student has been shortlisted for the RESI Student Accommodation Operator of the Year award.

HOW TO PERFECT YOUR CV

Our CV Workshop was hosted by Avalon Lee-Bacon and Julien Burdin of True North Human Capital. The session included tips for perfecting your CV, followed by one-to-one sessions.

NIDO DESIGN TEAM NOMINATION

We’re proud to announce that The Nido Student design team have been shortlisted for the FX Design Awards for their Refurbishment of our old Spitalfields Residence, now know as Spitalfields Student Accommodation by Prodigy.

PING LOCKER

Like having your own personal butler, PingLocker makes the little things in life that little bit easier. From doing your laundry and sorting out storage solutions to booking medical appointments and refining your CV, PingLocker takes care of your to-do list so you can focus on the important stuff.

OUR GLOBAL INFLUENCERS

Our residents are some of the most interesting and innovative people from around the globe. We feel very privileged to share their stories of ambition and success with you.

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO WEST HAMPSTEAD

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