Renting a house

Impulse House

Posted on 22 February 2017 by Jack

I’ve just done something potentially very very stupid… So I have no idea how many of you are aware, but it’s gotten to that point in the year where people in first year have been thinking about the (mostly) inevitable move out of halls and into private accommodation, and with that comes no end of
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Surprise Fish

Posted on 22 January 2016 by Elli

A massive part of the uni experience is living with your friends. It comes with absolute hilarity and things like ‘Uni Challenge’ nights (Monday evenings, after Guides), but also comes with things like bin duty, maintenance requests and this annoying thing called rent. And house hunting. Oh house hunting, how I loathe you. Once you’ve
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Making your (student) house a home…

Posted on 2 December 2015 by Nina

We all know that student accommodation isn’t always the most homely of places. Maybe there’s some nice mould in your bathroom, or a dodgy chair, or a draft from your window. When I first lived in halls I was so disappointed that I could decorate or leave any marks anywhere – it felt like my
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Video Blog – Toby talks House Hunting

Posted on 2 November 2014 by Toby

What does the start of November mean to you? For most, it’s darker evenings and the fear that Christmas is going to roll around that little bit too quickly, but for us it’s also the start of the annual house-hunt. With that in mind, here’s my best advice to help you find the perfect place
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A Change in attitude..

Posted on 26 October 2014 by Rhian

Coming back to Cardiff for the second year still I was still excited as last year and despite the fact that I’d already lived here for a year I still had some new challenges, and changes facing me. One of these, as mentioned in my last blog post was moving to a House. 🙂 Picking
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Bills, bills, bills

Posted on 11 October 2014 by Elli

The arrival of post is always exciting. I hardly ever got post at home, and since a lot of communication is now via e-mail or text, post is a rare occurrence. Or, at least it was, until I started renting a house. Now, we get lots of post. We get bills. As a house. Every
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Teg Edrych Tuag Adref?

Posted on 30 September 2014 by Steffan

Teg Edrych Tuag Adref? Wel helo ‘na! Steffan ydw’ i ac rwy’n astudio’r Gymraeg a Gwleidyddiaeth yma ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd. Alla’i ddim meddwl am well amser ichi ymuno â mi- ar ddechrau tymor newydd fel hyn- i ddilyn hynt a helynt blwyddyn sy’n addo bod yn un yn hynod lawn a chyffrous a dweud y
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An Exciting Week

Posted on 3 August 2014 by Nina

Hi everyone!   This week has been great with loads of good news and things happening! First off, the video that I blogged last went on to get me a runner up position in the UCAS/ The Times Love Learning competition which I am SO chuffed about! I was at work when they rang and
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