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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.

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HOMELESS HANDOUT WITH 4BYSIX

There is no denying that winter is coming. For most of us, this means adding an extra blanket to the bed or wearing a sweater, however to the homeless population across the UK, the winter weather can be life threatening. We decided to partner with 4BYSIX who are making it their mission to help the homeless and this week we took to the streets in London, Glasgow and Newcastle to handout 96 4BYSIX emergency blankets to those in need. 

How to Make the Most of Freshers’ Week

It’s a bit of a misconception that making the most of Freshers’ Week involves seven days of constant partying and near-herculean feats of drinking. And yeah, chances are you’ll be doing your fair share of that and having a great time along the way, but it’s not the only thing you’ll be doing during your first week.

What to Take to University: A First-Year Student's Ultimate Guide

Making the move into your new home away from home is definitely an exciting time. You’ll meet new people from all sorts of different backgrounds, get your first taste of independence and have the chance to turn a room into your very own comfort zone. As you prepare to take the next step in your academic journey, there’s a lot of stuff to consider bringing with you, so it might seem pretty daunting at first.

SHLA 2017

The Nido Student proudly announces winning two Student Housing Leadership Awards for 'Student Event of the Year' & 'Unsung Hero of the Year'. 

CarnUVal

Celebrate the end of exams with us at Newcastle University Student Union on 26 January 2018. The night promises to be full of surprises from Carnival performers, to world famous DJ’s to big bright UV lights and make-up artists. Book your tickets here.

Newcastle Neighbourhood

Located in the centre of the beautiful and popular student area, Upper Ouseburn, Nido is only 15 minutes from Newcastle city centre. Ouseburn offers the perfect location for students - a safe area, plenty of transport options including bus and Metro. You have easy access to convenience stores and some of the city’s most popular student hangouts including cafes, restaurants, bars and music venues, all within a few minutes of your front door.

Liverpool Neighbourhood

This lively city is the cultural capital and birthplace of The Beatles and a UNESCO world heritage site. Your local area offers plenty of cafes, shops, music venues, bars and restaurants, as well as plenty of transport links making travel around the city effortless. Feel the buzz of the city centre and enjoy being minutes away from all universities and social attractions.

Glasgow Neighbourhood

Explore the largest city of Scotland, with world-class shopping, arts, culture, architecture and only located an hour away from Edinburgh. Find yourself surrounded by quirky bars and cafes, lively clubs, endless restaurants and shops, Glasgow provides the ultimate university experience.

Edinburgh Neighbourhood

Nido Haymarket is situated in the heart of the historical West End of Edinburgh. A stone’s throw away from cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs. Edinburgh is the definition of quirky when it comes to shopping, lose yourself in endless vintage shops and small boutiques as well as the usual high street stores. You never forget a visit to Edinburgh so you’re lucky to live here!

A decade of Nido

Ten years, twelve buildings and a few thousand beds later, The Nido Student has come a long way. See where the journey has taken us.

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