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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’s survey into insurance claims for theft and burglary, there […]

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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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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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6 Tips to Enjoy the Sun Safely

Posted on March 17, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Life in the UK

As many of my international friends have recently observed with amusement, Brits do tend to go a bit overboard at the first sight of any sunshine – especially after the wettest winter on record. It doesn’t matter if it’s not actually warm enough, the sunnies, shorts and dresses come out and the jumpers and coats […]

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10 Worst UK Universities

Posted on March 12, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Life in the UK

Deciding which University to go to is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make (so important in fact, that we wrote a blog post on it not long ago!). Picking the right course in the right city, enabling you the greatest chance of good career prospects is what we’re all aiming for: but here’s […]

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10 Strangest Cocktails

Posted on March 10, 2014 by Summer Lettings in Life in the UK, Uncategorized

Forget ordering your usual Cosmopolitan, Strawberry Daiquiri or (like me) Polish Martini and have a try of these weird and (maybe not so…) wonderful cocktails; as seen on Easy Living, having trawled through many-a-UK bar menu. For pre-drinks with a difference, why not give these a go? Warning: not for the faint hearted. 1. Bubble […]

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How to get fit for free this summer

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

If you want to get lean to wow the masses this summer then here are a few ways to shed the pounds and get fit for our favourite price: absolutely nothing at all. Jogging OK, so it might sound like the worst thing in the world, but if you absolutely had to jog, then wouldn’t […]

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