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11 ways to cope with moving away from home

So, you’ve confirmed a place at your dream university, you’ve packed up your belongings, and you and your parents have road-tripped it up to your new city. You’re bursting with excitement for the future, the people you’ll meet and the opportunities ahead. And then, suddenly, you feel homesick.

9 things you didn’t know about Preston

Preston is a vibrant and ambitious city that attracts over 35,000 students each year. Located on the north bank of the River Ribble in the North West of England, this welcoming city hosts one of the UK’s largest universities, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), plus Preston College, Cardinal Newman College and the Royal Preston teaching hospital.

Why Oxford Road is the best student area in Manchester

Manchester is a student's dream! Bursting with character and a vibrant year-round social calendar (under normal circumstances, anyway!). But with 99,000 students and plenty of locations to choose from, which student area is best?