The clearing period can be stressful at the best of times, mix that in with a global pandemic and anxiety levels can understandably hit the roof. We appreciate the effect this has on making decisions regarding courses and accommodation, but hopefully this guide can help put you at ease.
If you don’t get the results you were expecting, don’t despair! You can still get on a great course that will lead on to your dream career. It’s easy to fall into the trap of catastrophic thinking and these tips can let you take a step back, breathe and reset:
…. And most importantly, be kind to yourself. If you’re looking for a course during clearing, read our clearing top tips blog which will guide you through the process of securing a place on a course.
We recognise the concern for keeping buildings clean and safe. Read about our measures in place, such as enhanced cleaning and contactless check in. We’ll also be making sure there’s plenty of opportunity to make friends and become part of a community, with a mixture of in person and virtual events designed just for you. Find out more.
COVID has created a lot of unease, that’s why we’re offering flexible start dates at all our residences so you can align your tenancy start date with your university academic year. Worried about booking accommodation due to visa or travel restriction? No worries, you can cancel your booking if this stops you from moving in. Read full details here.
Student wellbeing is one of our key priorities. If you’re feeling like your mental health needs a boost, check out some of our top tips, from focusing apps, yoga and meditation and to simply showing kindness to yourself and others. Read ‘a part of wellbeing’ here.
We want your transition into college and sorting your accommodation to be as easy as possible. We have a super friendly team based at all our sites, so if you need any support finding the best accommodation for you just get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.
You can also find out more about booking accommodation during clearing here.
We know that the new normal looks a little different to what you might have expected when going to university and you may well be asking how will we create that community feel? Fear not, we have tons to get involved in so you can easily meet new people and have that social experience. Take […]
The clearing period can be stressful at the best of times, mix that in with a global pandemic and anxiety levels can understandably hit the roof. We appreciate the effect this has on making decisions regarding courses and accommodation, but hopefully this guide can help put you at ease. Countering catastrophic thinking If you don’t […]
Experience the best student lifestyle at aparto. We offer a variety of events throughout the year, designed to have fun, learn something new or simply meet some great people! What’s been on? We’ve run loads of great virtual events over the past few months. You can still get involved with past events by clicking on […]
At aparto, we truly value community and love it when our residents reflect that, with this being a great example of that. James Whyte, resident of The Combworks in Aberdeen was unable to run in this year’s Edinburgh Marathon so decided to run his own version in the backyard of his student accommodation – raising […]
At aparto we are more than just a place to stay, we’re a community! All of our residents and staff are part of the family, not forgetting our furry pet pals who are there to lend a paw…. Buddy – The Stoneworks, Brighton Yo! I’m buddy the puppy, one of the newest members to the […]
In case you missed it, here is a breakdown of our live HIIT workout. This session was focusing on legs and core, all within 30 minutes. What you will need: Space to workout, if the floor is a bit hard a matt would be helpful Weights, you could improvise and use a tin of beans […]
Social distancing has created challenges for all, and we wanted to share with you some top tips for looking after yourself and others. Be kind The theme of mental health awareness last week was be kind. This is an important mantra to adopt generally! Kind words can really make a huge impact on someone. Some […]
Cooking is a great way to unwind, as well as a fun activity! We asked the aparto staff for recipe tips, here are our top 5 which are easy to make and super tasty… Oatmeal Crunchies A delicious snack and quick to make! Ingredients: 180g Butter 2 cups Porridge Oats 1 cup Coconut Flakes 1 […]