university students you've seen

5 oddly familiar students you’ll recognise immediately

Every student is unique, we’ve always said. Nevertheless, we’ve noticed – and so shall you – that in every University you will find these 5 types. Some Universities, obviously, will have more of one kind than the other. There are posher unis and others that attract more artistic types. And within every large university, you’ll find some classes might have a lot more geeks (Programming, anyone?) than lads. IfRead more

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The Best Beer Bars in Europe – Uniplaces recommends

A couple of weeks ago, I started the Uniplaces Beer Index ranking the price of a pint in the major student cities where you can find a Uniplaces team. Now beer isn’t just about the price and much of the joy we take from it is based on where and how we enjoy this all-mighty juice of the bavarian gods. Read more

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Where to live in Madrid Alonso Martinez

Alonso Martínez neighbourhood guide – where to live in Madrid

How can we describe Alonso Martínez? Emblematic is the word that comes to the top of our mind. A little alternative, a little extravagant and at the same time very traditional, Alonso Martínez is one of the most popular neighbourhoods – especially with students.

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Rato best places to live in Lisbon

Rato neighbourhood guide – where to live in Lisbon

For many students in Lisbon, Rato is one of the favourite neighbourhoods to live in. It is ridiculously central and has some really great restaurants and bars to discover – it’s one of those neighbourhoods with a thousand little secrets to discover and uncover. Read more

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Safety deposit student accommodation

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about your deposit

(but were too shy to ask)

The safety deposit, also known as the damage deposit, is one of those things that you will in nearly any rental deal. It’s common to have to pay a deposit for any apartment that you rent whether it’s one of those short rentals (a long weekend, for example) or for a really long time. Which leads us to Question #1… Read more
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