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Tips for getting on with your housemates

Tips for getting on with your housemates

Friday 16 September 2011Making Friends/Settling In

Starting uni and moving away from home comes with the added worry of living with complete strangers. When a group of people live on top of each other for a lengthy period of time conflicts and awkward situations are bound to arise no matter how well everyone gets on. That’s why for all you freshers moving in to halls we’ve devised some simple tips to help any household remain peaceful and harmonious.

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Top tips for disabled students starting university

Top tips for disabled students starting university

Wednesday 14 September 2011Making Friends/Settling In

I have what is called, an 'invisible' disability, no this does not mean I channel Griffin from the HG Wells classic and have a predisposition to turn see-through. What it means is that on the outside I can look perfectly normal but when I stand up, I have a tendency to pass out. I am now starting my sixth year at university, so if you are in a similar situation or have any kind of disability, here are a couple of things I wish someone told me all those years ago.

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Getting your student finance at the start of term

Getting your student finance at the start of term

Wednesday 14 September 2011Money advice

Higher education students - if you’ve successfully applied for student finance for the autumn term, you’ll get payment two to three days after your university or college has confirmed your attendance with your funding body.  Please note that you will not receive any money prior to course start - and if you haven't already you should apply now.

Higher education students - if you’ve successfully applied for student finance for the autumn term,...

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