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02
Jul

Moving house safely during Covid-19

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As you move back home for the summer, or move from one student house/flat to another, it’s important to remember how to stay safe during this process.

Moving out during Covid-19

The UK government have issued advice on moving house, which can be read here: Government advice on home moving during the coronavirus outbreak.
Their advice includes:

  • The process of finding and moving into a new home is likely to be different, as those involved in the process will need to adapt practices and procedures to ensure that the risk of spread of coronavirus is reduced as far as
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11
Jun

6 things you must do before moving house

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Are you moving house? Make sure you’ve ticked off these important steps first: 

  • Create a moving out inventory, including detailed photos
  • Donate or recycle any unwanted items
  • Contact utility companies for final meter readings
  • Get your full deposit back! Click here to learn how to do this
  • Rate your crib by clicking here 
  • Rate your landlord with Marks out of Tenancy by clicking here

Find more info at susu.org/housing or speak to our Advice Centre.

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17
Sep

7 things you should do after moving into Halls

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Now that you’ve arrived at the University of Southampton and you’re settling into your new home, it’s time to go and meet your housemates and get stuck into Freshers’ here at the Students’ Union! Here are a few top tips to help kick-start your student experience in the best way possible…

1.Don’t hide away in your room

Staying behind closed doors doesn’t exactly encourage conversation – go introduce yourself to your new housemates! Hanging out in the communal kitchen or Hall’s bar is also a good way to settle in.

2.Swap phone numbers

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