Tips On Avoiding Online Scams

As the number of internet users continues to grow, so does the number of people on the internet who are out to try to con innocent people. There are thousands of websites out there that aim to steal your money or your identity, or both. In addition to suspicious websites, there are other online dangers, [...]


Are You On Drugs?

A lot of people are tempted to take drugs because they want to feel something different, or because their friends are doing it. First-time drug use is especially common amongst new students. However drugs are potentially harmful and could lead to a continuing addiction. If you are considering trying drugs or if you are already [...]


Tips For Staying Safe On Nights Out

Socialising is a very important part of university for most students, but it is also one of the times when they may put themselves at the most risk. Make the most of your university experience by taking a few simple steps to stay safer when you are out. Prepare before you set off Research the [...]


Stop, Thief!

When you are out and about having fun, you should always be aware that not everyone else is there for enjoyment. Opportunist thieves and pickpockets operate at nightclubs, bars, pubs, beaches, tourist attractions, gig venues, supermarkets and even in the university library. Sometimes thieves are “career” pick pockets who know all of the tricks of [...]

Bicycle Theft

How to Protect Your Bicycle from Being Stolen

Buying a bike for university is a great low cost way to get around and cycling will help to keep you healthy as well, however, having a bike can also make you a target for thieves. Bikes are often stolen because it is easy to get them away from the scene of the crime, and [...]

First Aid

Accidents at College/University

Although being at college or university are supposed to be some of the best times of your life, accidents can happen. Before you think about anything like claiming compensation or any embarrassment you feel you might have suffered, if you have an accident and are injured at college or university your health is the first [...]


Do Students Need Content Insurance?

Students who are heading off to university have a lot of things to worry about; where they are going to live; whether they are going to make friends; whether their existing relationships will survive; whether they will be able to find a job; whether they will like their new course; and whether they will like [...]


Protect Your Property from Burglars

Student homes can be very susceptible to burglary, because opportunistic thieves often see these properties as being treasure troves with low security. Stereotypically, student accommodation is easy to get into, and once you are inside the property there is normally many pounds worth of gadgets up for grabs. If you want to reduce your chances [...]

To Let

Guide to Choosing Student Accommodation

For students who are planning on heading off to University in September, one of the first big decisions that you will have to make after receiving your confirmation letter is where you are going to stay. There are 4 main choices for new students; University halls of residence, private student “villages”, privately rented accommodation or [...]


Preparing for Student Life

For many teenagers, heading off to University is the first chance that they have to discover themselves and to live independently of their family. However, just because you have the chance to make it on your own, it does not mean that you have to cut your parents out completely. In fact, most student’s parents [...]