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Top Tips on Finding Accommodation for September 2014

Posted on July 21, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Rental Advice

Yes, nobody wants to think about flat hunting over the summer, but in most cases, you’ll be living away from home during your time at University. No matter if you’re just about ready to start your first year; or are returning for second and third and haven’t yet found a place to stay, it can […]

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Top 5 Craziest Celeb Parties

Posted on July 18, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Uncategorized

Birthdays really are a time for celebrating, and no one seems to know how better to throw an extravagant bash than these celebrities… friends, I hope you take notes for how to really celebrate birthdays once we all become rich and world-famous. 1. We’ve all heard of the sweet 16, but what about the sweet […]

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10 Most Burgled Streets in the UK

Posted on July 8, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Life in the UK

Imagine how devastated you would be if someone broke into your student house and stole your laptop a week before your final deadline – well unfortunately for students up and down the country this isn’t a hypothetical situation, it’s a very real nightmare. According to Moneysupermarket.com’s survey into insurance claims for theft and burglary, there […]

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How to Get Your Deposit Back

Posted on May 19, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Rental Advice, Summer Lettings

Remember way back last year when you were signing your contract and had to hand over a huge lump sum as a security against your accommodation? Well pretty soon, you should be getting it back… depending on the condition of your property anyway! The basics of deposits Deposits are generally the equivalent of 4-6 weeks’ […]

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Worlds Weirdest Pets

Posted on May 14, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Life in the UK, Uncategorized

Living in student accommodation generally means no pets which can be really difficult if you’re used to having a household pet at home. Of course, if you do have a pet it’s likely to be a dog or a cat, but those aren’t the only options for pets. Some animal lovers have really extreme pets […]

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The UKs 5 Most Unusual Clubbing Venues

Posted on April 28, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Life in the UK, Uncategorized

1. Cafe Piccante – Edinburgh, Scotland Also known as the ‘disco chippy’ of the ‘burgh, Cafe Piccante has everything that clubgoers need to keep the party going whilst on their way to the next club. The place has a tasty selection of fish and chips, burgers, kebabs, sweets and more to satisfy your every late-night […]

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Top 10 Universities for Employable Students

Posted on April 24, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Jobs, Life in the UK

So you’ve decided to go to University but now you need to choose where to go! Starting the comparison process can be overwhelming, especially since there’s a lot of information out there for you to consider when choosing a University – beyond which cities have the best student nights, shops and bars of course. Graduate […]

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Egerton Crescent: Most Expensive Street in UK

Posted on April 7, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Life in the UK

If you’ve ever been a student living on a budget, you know this feeling – the dreaded moment of seeing a massive chunk of your money leaving your account every month just to pay the rent. No matter how much of your monthly spendings you have to devote for preventing yourself from being homeless, in […]

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Strangest Easter Traditions Around the World

Posted on April 2, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Uncategorized

Easter is the Christian festival and holiday that marks the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a celebration of spring and of the victory of good over evil. Though mostly religious in nature, there are a number of fun and ridiculous traditions that have been associated with Easter all over the world. […]

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Cheap and Fun Alternatives to the Gym

Posted on March 26, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Life in the UK

We’re back into the swing of things at University with the Easter holidays fast approaching. What with us soon to be cramming our faces full with Easter eggs, there’s not really a better time to start getting into a workout routine to make us feel healthier. However, if like me (and I’m sure most others […]

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