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How can you help save energy in your Student Roost home
Posted 22 April 2019

How can you help save energy in your Student Roost home

With it being World Earth Day today we wanted to give you some tips on how you can save energy in your Roost.

Posted 15 April 2019

Tasty Easter treats to impress your flatmates

With Easter just around the corner, we are presented with the most valid reason ever (followed hot on its heels by Christmas, birthdays and pretty much any day of the week as far as I’m concerned!) to eat CHOCOLATE.

Posted 12 April 2019

Top health tips to boost studying

It's important to stay healthy whilst studying so here are our health tips that will help boost your studying.

Posted 04 April 2019

How to train for a marathon

With the London marathon approaching on 28th April Alyssa tells us her story of how she got started and how you can too.

Posted 01 April 2019

Legendary April fool pranks …by lecturers!

Even lecturers love to have a laugh and joke on April fools!

Posted 25 March 2019

How to surprise your mum when you're not at home

No matter where you are in the world we have some ways to show your mum some love on mother's day.

Posted 18 March 2019

Student-friendly spring cleaning tips

Now the weather is starting to warm up it's time for that annual clear out!

Posted 11 March 2019

How to get in shape without venturing outside your room!

Who needs a gym membership when you've got these great ways to keep fit?

Posted 04 March 2019

Pancake heaven: great ideas for Shrove Tuesday with yummy gluten free and vegan options

Check out our recipe variations for this delicious day!

Posted 25 February 2019

Why purpose built student accommodation beats a shared house

Here are our top reasons to choose halls!

Posted 18 February 2019

Low cost healthy winter warmers

We've got recipes that will warm you from the inside and help beat those winter blues.

Posted 11 February 2019

Valentines Day on a budget

Need some budget friendly ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day. We've got you covered!

Posted 06 February 2019

Questions to ask at a viewing

Are you asking the right questions when you’re searching for your new home?

Posted 01 February 2019

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year promises a year of fortune and luck ahead - even for those who oversleep!

Posted 12 December 2018

See the world for less

Rachel from our customer experience team explains how you can still travel as a student without blowing your budget

Posted 05 December 2018

Applying for internships

Jess from our finance department explains why you should start thinking about internships now!

Posted 28 November 2018

How to write/perfect your CV

Laura from our People team gives her tips on how to perfect your CV.

Posted 26 November 2018

Lucky Sofia wins a rent-free stay in 2019/20!

Winner of 2019/20 rebookers competition announced, winning FREE RENT for a whole year!

Posted 14 November 2018

Making your short stay sweet with Student Roost

If you can only stay with us for a short while then we've got just the thing for you.

Posted 07 November 2018

Refer a friend for a £150* Love2Shop voucher!

Love your friends? Love to shop? Then check out this amazing offer!

Posted 30 October 2018

Rebook now with Student Roost and get £200 off your rent

Rebook and get £200 off your first rent payment - rebooking is now open for 2019.

Posted 30 October 2018

Book student accommodation early & receive up to £750* off!

Applications for UK university places in 2019 are well underway, but did you know you could save up to £750* if you book your student accommodation now with Student Roost?

Posted 01 October 2018

Tips for moving into your new home with Student Roost

Moving to university is an exciting yet daunting time and you don’t want to forget anything. To help you with the transition, we’ve suggested a few tips below.

Posted 14 September 2018

Introducing Student Roost’s new Semester Stays

We’re proud to unveil our new Semester Stays, now available in great rooms across a wide range of our properties in most major UK university cities.*

Posted 04 September 2018

Worrying about student finance? We can help!

Struggling to manage your student finance? Don't worry we can help!

Posted 30 August 2018

Glasgow's Freshers Festival 2018!

Come and join us at Glasgow's Freshers Festival

Posted 22 August 2018

Offer: Stay at St Mungo's FREE for two nights

Up until 2nd September 2018 we are offering everybody with a place to study in higher education in Glasgow the chance to stay at St Mungo's free for two nights.

Posted 21 August 2018

Keeping your skin healthy at uni

Some tips and tricks on how to keep your skin healthy by Dee from our head office!

Posted 07 August 2018

5 reasons you should join a university society

Jess, one of our Property Managers in Liverpool, explains why she encourages all her students to join a society while they’re studying at University.

Posted 17 July 2018

Discovering Your City. Beat by Beat.

Gregg from our head office gives his tips on how to discover the music scene in your city

Posted 10 July 2018

How to become Bread Royalty

Phil AKA The Bread King explains why you need a bread maker in your life!

Posted 03 July 2018

Budget birthday ideas to celebrate at university

Want to keep costs low but spirits high? Host your own party on a shoestring budget!

Posted 26 June 2018

Top quirky traditions from universities around the world

Having a howler at university? It's probably a tradition you've yet to find out!

Posted 19 June 2018

Top 5 reasons to stay for summer

Check out our helpful infographic on the top 5 reasons you should stay over summer

Posted 12 June 2018

How to make money from unwanted junk

Pocket some extra cash by selling unwanted extras!

Posted 04 June 2018

7 thoughts students have when they finish uni for the year

Home time for the holidays! What are your plans for this summer?

Posted 29 May 2018

Extra time at university? Try a new hobby

If you've got some spare time on your hands, why not make something spare with your hands?

Posted 22 May 2018

Understanding university slang: a guide to jargon busting

Test your student lingo out - but make sure you don't get a Quayle!

Posted 15 May 2018

Fresher’s flu? Find out the most common student illnesses

Has university left you feeling under the weather? You may have a student illness

Posted 08 May 2018

20 household products you can make yourself

Looking for a new DIY project? Try making your own household products!

Posted 01 May 2018

6 ways to keep fit for free

Losing the battle against exercise? We show you how you can fight fit - for free!

Posted 24 April 2018

5 clever ways to (legally) get free food

Cupboards looking a bit bare? Don't despair - we show you the best tips to get free food!

Posted 17 April 2018

8 best online tools to stop you from being distracted

Do you find yourself easily distracted when you're meant to be studying? Check out these online tools to help you stay focused

Posted 10 April 2018

8 of the strangest things to happen during a university lecture

University lectures can range from the truly boring to the oddly strange...

Posted 04 April 2018

5 best university April Fool’s pranks

Happy 1st April! Only a fool would fall for these pranks

Posted 27 March 2018

Things to do on Easter weekend 2018 in your university hometown

Spending Easter at university? Entertain yourself with these great activities

Posted 20 March 2018

House vs Roost

Check out our helpful infographic that weighs up the pros and cons between living in a house and living in a Roost (hint: by the time you’ve read it, you’ll want to live in a Roost).

Posted 13 March 2018

How to celebrate St Patrick’s Day 2018

Enjoy the luck of the Irish and join in this year's St Parick's Day celebrations!

Posted 06 March 2018

5 of the most common university myths debunked

Strange but true? Find out what is fact and fiction about university life

Posted 27 February 2018

11 excuses used by university students to miss a lecture

Thinking of lying to get out of a lecture? After hearing these excuses, you may want to think again.

Posted 20 February 2018

6 common arguments and how to resolve them

Arguing over who hasn't done the washing up - again? Student Roost is here to help.

Posted 13 February 2018

Chinese New Year 2018: How to celebrate the year of the dog

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Student Roost this 2018!

Posted 06 February 2018

Valentine’s day for one? What to do if you’re a single student

Who needs stupid Cupid this Valentine's Day? This February 14th, it's all about you!

Posted 30 January 2018

The weirdest student requests revealed

Do your student digs require a mirror-filled bedroom? Check out some of the strangest student accommodation requests ever made.

Posted 23 January 2018

6 best part-time jobs for university students

Has university life left you out of pocket? Make some extra money with a part time job today.

Posted 14 January 2018

Quiz: what type of student housemate are you?

Are you a dream housemate or a nightmare to live with? Take the Student Roost quiz today!

Posted 09 January 2018

7 reasons living at university is better than living at home

Excited about making the leap into university life? Find out what students have to look forward to when they live at university.

Posted 03 January 2018

8 New Year’s resolutions most likely to fail

New year, Find out which New Year's resolutions are worth making - and keeping.

Posted 19 December 2017

Are you staying at university over Christmas?

Staying at university over Christmas? Check out these five fun activities to get you into the festive season.

Posted 10 November 2017

Choosing your student accommodation

From ensuite to studio and apartment accommodation, there's so much choice on the market. Let us help with your decision.

Posted 10 November 2017

What's it like to live in a Student Roost?

Keen to enjoy safe and friendly accommodation? Book your Student Roost property now.

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