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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.

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.

TOP 10 UK UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES

If you feel comfortable in your place of study then you’re in the best possible learning environment. There is a range of campuses around the UK some featuring futuristic architecture and others feeling reassuringly ancient. Here’s our quick guide to some of the coolest campuses in the country.

Everything You Need to Know About Clearing

For those of you looking to go to university this year, results day will probably be one of the most intense moments of your lives. On this day, you’ll find out if the hours of studying and sleepless nights paid off. To help you through it, we’ve created a short guide to the process and how to prepare for it.

What Does University Cost for International Students?

  Home to some of the world’s most iconic and renowned institutions, as well as many popular, culturally diverse cities, it’s easy to see why the UK is a place where many international students choose to further their education. But with rising tuition fees, student living costs, travel and term-time essentials to factor in, studying Read more >

Separation Anxiety: How to Prepare for Leaving Home for the First Time

With advice from experts across a range of industries, we’ll show you how to prepare for the big move and make the transition as smooth as possible.

The Ultimate Guide for International Students Moving to the UK

From registering with a GP to using local transport, we hope you find this resource useful as you get to know your new home.

The Parent Checklist to Choosing Student Accommodation

To help you and your son or daughter reach a decision, be sure to check out this list of things to think about when it comes to choosing student accommodation.

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.

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.