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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'. 

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.

#StudentLife with Ann-Marie

Every Friday we kick off the weekend by featuring one of our brilliant residents to bring you advice on preparing for university. This week we spoke to Ann-Marie who is in her 1st year of Biochemistry at Birkbeck University. 

#Studentlife with Jen

Every week we'll be featuring one of our brilliant residents to bring you advice on preparing for university. This week we spoke to Jen who is in her 1st year of Applied Theatre & Education at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD). 

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.

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