Madrid Off the beaten path

Madrid off the beaten path – and into the mountain trails

Hi student!

Madrid has won you over. Its different, disparate streets, its frenetic life and pace… but wait!

Have you stopped to look at the horizon? Far away you can see mountains. Mountains which hide secrets and many differents routes. Today’s top tip? Forget the city pavement, get to see Madrid off the beaten track,  and enjoy some mountain trails. You won’t regret it.

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Where to live in Lisbon Marques de Pombal

Marquês Neighbourhood Guide – where to live in Lisbon

Marquês do Pombal is one of the busiest neighbourhoods in the city. Every year, it is also the home to a large percentage of international students. In fact, a few students don’t known the name of any other neighbourhood before they arrive to Lisbon. Busy and well-connected, you could call Marquês the pulse of the city.

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Process of booking student accommodation

How does booking student accommodation with Uniplaces work?

The blogging team here received an email asking how our booking process works! So we thought: “why not?” and decided to explain it here. So this is it, the official answer to another Frequently Asked Question :  Read more

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Studying abroad Erasmus students

3 strange Tips to being a Smarter Student when studying abroad that will change your student experience

Studying abroad is certainly a challenge. This is true for Erasmus students on 6 or 12-month exchange programs and this is true for International students doing whole degrees far from home. It is frustrating at some points, and in many others it’s the happiest you’ll ever be. It’s always a growth period, a time to put yourself to the test and find out of what kind of fiber youRead more

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student accommodation in Barcelona

Find student accommodation in Barcelona with Uniplaces

Compañeros, we have even more good news!

We have officially launched Uniplaces in Barcelona today. So if you’re studying in Barcelona now or if you are going to be studying there in the near future, you’ll be able to book the perfect student accommodation in Barcelona with us. Which, as I’m sure you’ve noticed, is really the best way to book student accommodation.

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