Flat mates

Learning to live with others is a key skill every student has to learn to make the most of their time at university. Even if you lived with brothers and sisters when growing up, living with complete strangers is something very different!

The Flat Mates category is where you come for advice or tips for adapting to this new way of life.

How to lose friends at uni… with food theft

Are you a guilty food thief? Just opening the fridge door when no-one's around and nabbing your flatmates' food and drink? Take a peek at our video to find out what not to do, if you want to keep your uni mates.

Five top tips to help you make friends in halls

Moving away to uni can be a big deal, and one thing you might be thinking about is how will you make friends? Remember everyone is in the same position, so don’t panic, and follow our advice.