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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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25
Oct

Welfare Wednesday Podcast No.3: Don’t Rush to Rent

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Boo! It’s almost Halloween! Which means it’s almost that time of year where the student housing nightmare begins. Every year the rumours about all the good houses being gone begin to circulate, the rush of panicked house viewings start and deposits are begrudgingly handed over.

But what if we told you it didn’t have to be this way, that it’s OK to take your time, choose your new housemates wisely and that you don’t have to rush to rent?!

Sounds pretty good huh? Listen to our Welfare Wednesday podcast below to hear some student housing horror stories, sound advice Read the rest

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14
Sep

What to pack for university (and what to leave behind)

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Congratulations, you’ve secured a place at University! Now the excitement and nerves of moving to a new city begins.

It can be tricky to know what’s needed in your student home. For many of you this is the first experience of fending for yourself and it’s easy to pack too much, or forget something important. We’re here to help! Check if you’ve packed:

Important documents. A form of ID, your University admissions letter, accommodation documents, bank details and bank card, and some passport-sized photos.

Device charger cables. Think they’re packed? Check again.

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21
May

Rate Your Crib to win one month’s rent

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Like your lounge? Love your bedroom? Bored of your kitchen? We want to hear about your student home.

Take our Rate My Crib survey to tell us about your student housing experience this year, whether it’s been expensive or cheap, dirty or clean, great or terrible.

Everyone who takes part will be entered into a prize draw – the winner will receive one month’s rent (£350) and runners-up will receive IKEA vouchers!

Your feedback will help us support future students, whether they live in Halls, private rented accommodation or at home. All students can complete the survey.

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20
Feb

Finding your home from home

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Finding a new place to host those legendary pre-parties can be difficult, time-consuming and stressful. There’s always a huge pressure to get it done as soon as possible out of fear that all the good houses will go! Below are a few tips to make finding your new digs a walk in the park.

Before you start

Before you start viewing houses you need to decide who you are living with and specifically how many of you there will be in the house. 4/5 is the most common number, which on the one hand means there are a lot of … Read the rest

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