Renting a house

Living with Other People

Posted on 18 September 2017 by Hope

Among the many changes you will have to make when you go to uni, living with other people and adapting to a new living situation will most likely be one of the biggest adjustments you’ll have to cope with. Whether you’re moving into halls with strangers, moving into a house with friends, or moving into
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Stressful Move to Cardiff

Posted on 8 September 2017 by Hope

To be honest with you all, this is very much going to be a bit of rant. I had the worst experience ever moving into my final year flat a couple of weeks ago. I won’t name the letting agency, but they were awful. The flat itself is great and it’s all fine now, but
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Things to Remember for September!

Posted on 18 August 2017 by Hope

First of all I just wanted to say well done to all of you who got what you wanted on results day! As I am now a couple of weeks away from moving back to Cardiff myself, I thought I would run through a quick list of things that you shouldn’t forget (because I totally
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Moving In

Posted on 2 August 2017 by Hope

I’m currently preparing to move back to Cardiff at the end of August. This will be my fourth (and hopefully final) time packing the majority of my stuff up and moving it distressingly far away. As I’ve been packing all of my possessions up once more, I’ve been thinking about all of the places I’ve
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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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