With summer on the horizon, no doubt many of you will be thinking about heading for the sun once you finish University for the year. So for the keen jet setters among you, here’s a checklist of tips, things to remember and how to stay safe on your travels.
Before you go
- If you have any concerns about the destination you’re travelling to, you can visit Foreign Travel Advice for the latest information about that specific country.
- Familiarise yourself with your destination’s local laws and customs, to avoid getting into hot water while you’re out there!
- Make sure your passport
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With Christmas fast approaching, most of you will be preparing to head home to celebrate with your families. But with 70% of student homes being left empty throughout the festive period, this really is ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ for burglars looking to strike it lucky.
It is estimated that the average person takes £1,000 worth of equipment to university. With 70% of students owning a computer or laptop, and 86% of you with mobile phones, unprotected student housing presents a veritable goldmine for any opportunistic thief. So it’s no surprise that 1 in 3 students… Read the rest
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