The summer holidays are within reaching distance! Exams are nearly over and a long stretch of sunny (hopefully!) days lay ahead….
If you’re stuck for what to do over the summer holidays, have a read of our blog to learn about the benefits of volunteering! Whether you fancy supporting your local community or venturing further afield to exotic locations, there are so many projects to get involved in.
While you might have your time filled with a summer job, holidays or simply having some down time there are also some great volunteering and internship opportunities to get involved in. These can vary from part time projects or longer opportunities aboard, whatever you want to do.
These offer fun ways to get some valuable experience, meet new people, learn new skills and make a contribution to great causes.
There are a huge range of exciting volunteering opportunities, whether you want to work for a local charity or travel abroad to help with wildlife conservation or building schools – the opportunities are endless!
We are delighted to announce we have been awarded for the following 2019 awards, chosen amongst 30 other private halls providers and all thanks to the positive feedback from our residents. • Best Private Halls Provider in Ireland for the second consecutive year! • Best Individual Accommodation for The Combworks residence in Aberdeen • […]
The first few weeks when you move to university are a bit of a whirlwind! From settling into your accommodation, making new friends and sampling the wide array of events and activities on offer during freshers fortnight. There’s loads of ace stuff to get involved in, from getting loads of free merch at uni fairs […]
Turn your weekly shopping trip into an interesting exploration through natural products while saving the planet from more plastic waste. You can get everything from pasta and spices to shampoo and toothpaste without any packaging. Here are some tips from the Minimal Waste Grocery. Bulk, Bulk, Baby! We’re not talking about 2kg tins of […]
Check out our top tips to get the most out of your first weeks at uni! You can also take a look at our awesome video created in collaboration with You Tube star Don’t Jealous Me! It’s September! (How did that happen so quickly?!) All that hard work has paid off and you’re all set […]
Lancaster is a city full of culture and character, with a vibrant array of cafes and bars and buzzing nightlife. You’ll never be stuck for something to do, whether it’s catching up with mates over a cup of carefully crafted coffee at Atkinsons or dancing the night away at the Student Union night club, the […]
Top clearing tips for all you need to know: Our blog takes you through the steps and preparation for clearing. There’s still plenty of opportunity to secure a place at a great university! Do your research and be prepared for Clearing The more you can do to prepare and think about your options in advance […]
We’re delighted to announce that we have been nominated for four awards at the National Student Housing Awards. These awards recognise our positive learning environments and quality student experience, all voted for by our residents based on their experience. These leading industry awards are determined by student feedback collected through the National Student Housing Survey, […]
We’ve saved you the leg work for bagging those bargains and have some top tips for sprucing up your room. Those personal touches, whether it’s a cool light sculpture or a leafy plant, can make it feel much more homely. With the new academic year fast approaching there’s so much to look forward to with […]