Living at home for university? Here are some tips | Sophie Pavlou

University. When you think about it, what comes to mind? Living away from home, gaining a wealth of independence and having the time of your life as that independent young adult? While that is the traditional notion, living away for university is not for everybody, even when you think it might be (I lived away…

9 reasons to attend the Accommodation Fair

The Accommodation Fair will be taking place from Monday 17 to Thursday 20 February 2020. In case you don’t know what the Accommodation Fair is all about, we’ve come up with 10 reasons why you should attend! Decide where to live The first and arguably biggest reason to attend our Accommodation Fair is to help…

Life as a first year off-campus student | Monica Giuliani

When deciding whether to move away from home for university, the answer for me was simple: no. I am lucky enough to have Roehampton 20-30 minutes away by bus, the University itself is extremely close to the centre of London, one of my favourite cities, and I am happy living at home as I have…

10 myths about life at university

1. You will only make friends in Fresher’s Week The great thing about going to university is that it’s an opportunity to meet so many people who you would never usually come across. There always seems to be a lot of pressure on Freshers’ Week but this shouldn’t be the case at all. Your university…

5 Packing Tips for Moving to University

As the countdown to uni begins, the stress kicks in, and panic buying ensues – at least, that was how my first time packing for uni went. I’ve done it twice now, and through my own experience, and conversations with my friends, I have all but nailed the art of uni packing; read on and…

5 Useful Tips for Moving Out Over Summer

Faced with the daunting reality of leaving Roehampton, either just for the summer or at the end of your degree, moving out can seem an unwelcome prospect. But with a few tips and tricks (five, to be exact), packing up can be a smooth, stress-free process, and can even prove to be a useful and…