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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.

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.

The Most Challenging Aspects of Being a Journalism, Creative Writing and English Student

Being a humanities student is definitely challenging. There are piles of reading to be done, essays to be written and exams to be crammed for. As a third year Journalism, Creative Writing and English student, I’ve definitely encountered my fair share of challenges during the years. Here’s what I think the hardest parts of my degree are.

90’s Party meets Uni Work

Nido – West Hampstead was transformed into glitz, glam, a bit of grunge and a lot of colour, as one of our residents, Kyarah Boon, and her classmates ran their very own 90s event in our common room as part of their end of year module in Events Management at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance.

How to Create Your Own Home Away from Home When Studying

Adapting to a different culture can be daunting, so we asked a few of our residents for the tricks they used to turn their new city into somewhere they can call home.

The Ultimate Guide to Owning Student Life, Part Two: Preparing for Your Career

With the help of recruitment and industry experts, we’ll go into how you can get a head start when it comes to job applications, learning essential skills and nailing those all-important interviews.

8 Stages of Feels During the Student Christmas Break

From the excitement of finishing for your holidays to the stress of dealing with exams, you might be feeling a bit all over the place over these next few weeks. Here, we’ll go through the stages you might well feel during your Christmas break.

The Ultimate Guide to Owning Student Life, Part One: Cooking Like A Pro

Whether you’re a total newbie in the kitchen or a master chef, learning new things won’t be limited to the lecture theatre whilst you’re at uni. And when it comes to cooking, the more techniques you have under your belt, the better you’re equipped to make some awesome stuff to scoff.