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  • Students least likely to default on rents
    Students least likely to default on rents

    Thursday, October 03, 2013

    Students are the least likely tenants to miss a rental payment, according to new research.  Students are the least likely tenants to miss a rental payment, according to new research. ...

  • More students 'have part-time jobs'
    More students 'have part-time jobs'

    Thursday, October 03, 2013

    An increasing number of students are taking on part-time work to help them meet living costs while at university, new figures suggest. An increasing number of students are taking on part-tim...

  • House prices could be set to rise even further
    House prices could be set to rise even further

    Thursday, October 03, 2013

    House prices could be set to rise even further as a result of the Government's Help To Buy scheme, experts have claimed. The scheme aims to help people buy their first home, but a new report...

  • Leeds student places up for grabs
    Leeds student places up for grabs

    Thursday, October 03, 2013

    Places are still up for grabs on top courses at the University of Leeds a fortnight after A-level results were officially released. Places are still up for grabs on top courses at the Univer...

  • Police warning on 'open invitations' to thieves
    Police warning on 'open invitations' to thieves

    Thursday, October 03, 2013

    Police have warned renters to be aware of security during the hot weather as temperatures look set to rise once again this week. Police have warned renters to be aware of security during the...

  • New laws could hit foreign students
    New laws could hit foreign students

    Thursday, October 03, 2013

    Plans to change immigration laws could make finding private accommodation almost impossible for international students coming to theUK. Plans to change immigration laws could make finding pr...

  • Landlords organisation issue tips for students
    Landlords organisation issue tips for students

    Thursday, October 03, 2013

    AsLeedsstudents prepare to make the trip to university in September, a landlords organisation has issued a series of helpful hints to ensure new tenants have a no-fuss renting experience. Ca...

  • Leeds clubbing venue is put to BED
    Leeds clubbing venue is put to BED

    Thursday, October 03, 2013

    Leeds students who enjoyed dancing the night away at BED Club will have to find a new venue to throw shapes in after the owners announced it will not be reopening this autumn The three-store...

  • Tips for Managing Your Allergy at University
    Tips for Managing Your Allergy at University

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    For many, going to university represents the start of true independence, the first time they have lived away from home and had to cope entirely on their own. For some however, the experience...

  • Leeds Named One of the Best University Cities for Nightlife
    Leeds Named One of the Best University Cities for Nightlife

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    Leeds has been named one of the best university cities for nightlife in the UK. Research carried out by Which University, using ratings from 17,500 students, placed the Leeds in the top eigh...