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  • NUS to help regulate universities under reform plans
    NUS to help regulate universities under reform plans

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013

    Students are to be invited to help regulate universities under reform plans designed to hand more powers to the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The HEFCE, which issues ...

  • Our Most Popular Professional Lettings
    Our Most Popular Professional Lettings

    Monday, July 15, 2013

    Our expanding selection of professional lettings is continuing to prove very popular with tenants looking for property to rent in Leeds and the surrounding areas. Currently, we have a good r...

  • Humanities degree 'helps career'
    Humanities degree 'helps career'

    Thursday, July 11, 2013

    Studying a humanities degree at university such as modern languages or classics can be a wise career move, a new report has found. Oxford University researchers found a person's employment ...

  • Law Uni moves to Leeds legal hub
    Law Uni moves to Leeds legal hub

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    The reputation of the Leeds student community and the city's universities have received a huge boost with news that the University of Law is to relocate its York branch to Leeds from September...

  • Northern cities top buy-to-let list
    Northern cities top buy-to-let list

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    Landlords looking to make good returns on their investments by renting out student and professional accommodation would be wise to refer to the latest list of buy-to-let hotspots. Southampto...

  • Student properties from Pickard you can move into right now!
    Student properties from Pickard you can move into right now!

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    The university year may be over and done with, but more and more students - especially international students - are staying put over the summer. So if you need somewhere to stay in Leeds, wh...

  • Uni choice key to finding work
    Uni choice key to finding work

    Tuesday, July 9, 2013

    A student's choice of university or college can have a significant impact on their likelihood of finding a job when they graduate, according to new data. Figures revealed by the Higher Educa...

  • Fears over severe rent arrears
    Fears over severe rent arrears

    Tuesday, July 9, 2013

    An increasing number of "troubled" tenants are having significant struggles paying their rent, new research shows. Approximately 3,000 more private sector tenants have been at least two mont...

  • Landlords to check tenants' status
    Landlords to check tenants' status

    Thursday, July 4, 2013

    A new law will target rogue landlords who allow illegal immigrants to live in their properties. They will be hit with financial penalties under a Government crackdown on those who fail to co...

  • Tenancy agreements free online
    Tenancy agreements free online

    Wednesday, July 3, 2013

    Leeds students and professionals can have greater reassurance that their accommodation meets the required standards after landlords were given access to free guidance and best practice agreeme...