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.

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. Whether it’s meeting deadlines, maintaining a social calendar or feeling like there’s a pressure Read more >


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 >

How to apply to UK Universities as an International Student

The United Kingdom features some of the world’s best educational institutions, located in both busy, exciting cities and iconic, historic towns alike. If you’re thinking of applying to one of the UK’s many, many universities from abroad, then we’re not surprised! But the process of applying to a UK institution can be a bit complicated Read more >

Talking to Grads – Manchester Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger Lily Kitten

The first in a new series, we’re connecting with uni graduates – who also happen to be student bloggers – from around the country to talk about their time in higher education. As our inaugural interviewee, we’re chatting to award-winning blogger Lily Kitten, who’s been writing about all things fashion, beauty and lifestyle for over Read more >

Could you pass the first year of a biology degree? Take our test to find out!

While students up and down the country are devoting the next few years of their studies to the field, see how you compare by giving our biology quiz a go without hitting the books beforehand. Good luck!

Building Out Your Schedule to Stay Productive Whilst Studying

From using physical planners to the art of saying no, keep these helpful hints in mind during term time when you need to prioritise your productivity. With the help of experienced life coaches, we’ll show how you can build out your schedule whilst studying. From using physical planners to the art of saying no, keep these helpful hints in mind during term time when you need to prioritise your productivity.

What Are the Most Profitable Degrees and How Have They Changed Over the Years?

Whatever the reasons or motivations are for your choice of degree, here’s a list of the most profitable post-graduation subjects, as well as a look at how degrees have evolved and changed over the years.

Student Friendly Clubs in London – 7 Of the Best

With literally hundreds of locations to choose from, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to big nights out in the nation’s capital. The nearly limitless range of nightly music and talent makes narrowing them down into a bite-sized article pretty much impossible but, rest assured, this Nido-approved collection of clubs are definitely on the guest list.

The Ultimate Guide to Owning Student Life, Part Three: Budgeting and Saving

The second part of our guide to owning student life focuses on preparing for your career as you reach the end of your time in higher education. With the help of some budgeting experts and those in the know, we’re here to give you some advice when it comes to making your money go further, Read more >

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.