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Student Finances

Lock your finances down during lockdown

As it becomes more likely that universities will open from September, now is the time for students to ready themselves for the year ahead. After securing a place at university, sorting out your finance should absolutely be top of your list.

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7 Great Ways To Kit Out Your Student Room #StayHomeWithAbodus

Something you can do to get excited for the future, while you’re stuck at home during Covid-19, is to plan how you’re going to decorate your student room. Get creative!

Leeds Student Accommodation

The top 5 things to be on every Leeds student's bucket list

If you’re a fresher who is (or is thinking of) coming to study and live in student accommodation in Leeds, we put together a list of places to visit and things to do in this beautiful city.

Student preparing for university at home

Top 10 Things You Can Do At Home To Prepare For The First Year In University

It’s difficult to plan in the current climate, but the university is still going to be waiting for you in September. Use this time at home during lockdown to learn some valuable skills.

Newcastle Quayside Sunny View

Why students love Newcastle - The best places to visit in Geordieland

When there are so many universities across the country, how do you pick where to go? One city in particular seems to have managed to attract thousands of students over the years, and that city is Newcastle upon Tyne. With an iconic cityscape, there’ ...

Risks of Landlord Accommodation vs Student Accommodation

Contemporary student accommodation is designed for the modern student lifestyle. It's popularity is due to a large part to a hassle-free option - all inclusive, secure, professional. It is a very different proposition from landlord owned accommodati ...

Making friends at Uni

How To Start Making Friends in University

How do you make friends in Uni?  It starts in Fresher's week. Read through our handy guide to making friends when you go to Uni. 

Guide To Clearing

Be prepared for the clearing process and use it to your advantage with the Abodus guide to making the most of clearing. 

Why International Students Choose To Study in the UK

For International Student month, we asked our residents why they chose to study abroad and in the UK.