Our Blog

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.

Why not leave a comment, share on your social media and tell us what you think? Or if you 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.

SHLA 2017

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

Southampton Neighbourhood

Southampton offers a coastal experience alongside a bustling city centre. From trendy restaurants and cafes to boutique shops and galleries. It’s a thriving, diverse and lively city with an international port where you can find world renowned cruise ships such as The Queen Elizabeth, as well as having the beautiful New Forest national parks a short distance away.


Like having your own personal butler, PingLocker makes the little things in life that little bit easier. From doing your laundry and sorting out storage solutions to booking medical appointments and refining your CV, PingLocker takes care of your to-do list so you can focus on the important stuff.

How to Decorate Your Student Flat

Been browsing for ideas to customise design your place? See our guide to adapting this season’s interior design trends to your Nido space.

Top Tips for Job Hunting

See a few of our recommended reads for embarking on your job search. Let us know your favourite publications in the comment box below.

Tips For Mastering LinkedIn

LinkedIn is quickly becoming an employer and employees best friend. Its networking, job hunting and profile capabilities outweigh anything else on the market. With over 100 million users, why wouldn’t you use it?

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