student advice

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.

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? 

Managing your wellbeing during self-isolation

We all know that during this unprecedented time we need to stay at home and only venture out for one hour per day for food supplies, medication or exercise. Not leaving your student accommodation much can be really upsetting and a little overwhelming especially if you are away from friends and family.

Be a Sanctuary Students Eco-warrior

There’s more attention than ever on looking after the big green and blue ball we call home. We’ve put together 8 simple steps you can take to reduce your mark on the world and become an eco-warrior.

Tackling loneliness at University

Loneliness is a common occurrence that can affect anybody. A study by the Co-op and the British Red Cross found that over nine million people living in the UK are either always or often lonely. This article suggests some ways to tackle loneliness so that you can enjoy university.

What NOT to pack when you move to student accommodation

Before packing your bags to venture out into the world of university, it’s important to consider what you are and aren’t going to take with you to uni. We have compiled a handy guide of items that you should definitely be putting in the ‘no’ pile.