Tag : accommodation

The Urban Collective: Easy London Living

9 months ago / 0 comments

Moving to London after uni? Searching for accommodation can be stressful and time consuming, as the founders of a new app discovered, when it took them 75 hours to search, find and organise viewings of rental properties. However, the founders of the Urban Collective took their difficult experience renting and … Read More

University Refuses to Waive Fees Following Funding Scandal

1 year ago / 0 comments

Some of Nigeria’s brightest undergraduate students in the United Kingdom have had their funding withdrawn by the Nigerian government without their knowledge, leaving many facing deportation. The Nigerian High Commission confirmed that 152 students had been affected by the scandal, and stated that the bursary scheme had folded as a … Read More

London fresher commutes from North Korea

1 year ago / 0 comments

You might think that the half an hour walk to the lecture hall or a twenty minute bus ride in is pretty bad, but it could be worse. You could be living in North Korea. That’s exactly what  an incoming University of London student is doing this year. The fresher … Read More

Lack of accommodation at Warwick forces students to share rooms

2 years ago / 0 comments

Many students at Warwick University have been left no choice but to share single bedrooms or stay in hotels due to a rush of EU students enrolling ahead of Brexit. Around 120 new undergraduates are having to share a single bedroom with a stranger, while 150 postgraduates are staying in … Read More

Asquith House developers suspended over delays

2 years ago / 0 comments

The student accommodation company, Urban Student Life (USL), has been suspended for a year from the Code for Non-Educational Establishments by the Codes Full Tribunal. Such a suspension is very rare, and this is only the third time the tribunal has met. The suspension follows complaints over the company’s development, … Read More

Two arrests in Lupton drugs bust

6 years ago / 0 comments

Police have carried out a drugs bust at Lupton halls of residence. The incident took place at approximately 9:40pm on Sunday February 24, after University security informed Police that they suspected students were taking drugs on site. Two 19-year-old females were subsequently arrested for possessing Ecstasy and Cannabis. One first … Read More

Union fights Council over student housing

6 years ago / 0 comments

The Union is fighting a Council proposal that will change the provision of student houses in Hyde Park and Headingley. The plans, approved by Leeds City Council in 2011 and still being developed, are designed to restrict the future conversion of properties into ‘houses of multiple occupancy’ (HMOs) – the … Read More

Student flees mite infested home

6 years ago / 0 comments

A student has moved out of her house after she found an infestation of mites in her bedroom. Speaking to Leeds Student, the Second Year Communications student said “When I first found them there were a large number crawling on my bedside table and on everything… as a result I … Read More

Flooding in Lyddon Halls dampens spirits

6 years ago / 0 comments

Residents of Lyddon Hall were startled in the early hours of the morning to find water swamping their corridor. The incident occurred after a burst pipe in a bathroom on the second floor led to water leaking to the floors below. Residents awoke at 2.30am after the running water set … Read More