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Pickard Properties sponsors Leeds Varsity 2019

Pickard Properties sponsors Leeds Varsity 2019

We are delighted to announce that we are the principal sponsor for this year’s Leeds Varsity event. Always keen to get involved with all things sport, we are also sponsoring thre...

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Why you need to join a university society

Why you need to join a university society

You’re starting university soon and what an adventure you have ahead of you! You’ll no doubt be intending to work hard while you’re studying, but that’s not all being a stu...

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How to survive Freshers’ Week

How to survive Freshers’ Week

Hello new students and welcome to the vibrant city of Leeds! We hope you have a fantastic time at university here, and we are ready to support you with all your student accommod...

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The benefits of living in a large house share

The benefits of living in a large house share

We recently wrote about the benefits of living in a smaller property, but what about the perks of living in a large property with many housemates? Sharing a house with lots of h...

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An indispensable guide to the second year

An indispensable guide to the second year

You got through the first year, had a blast, and you’re excited to get back to university for year two of your degree. We don’t blame you for being eager — uni life can be gr...

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The ultimate university packing list

The ultimate university packing list

September is just around the corner and with it comes the start of the new academic year. For some, this means a return to university for year two or three of their degree. For oth...

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The benefits of renting a smaller property

The benefits of renting a smaller property

You’d be forgiven for thinking that everyone aspires to a large house with loads of internal space and a vast garden. However, this isn’t practical in some areas, such as ce...

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How to manage your FOMO over summer

How to manage your FOMO over summer

The academic year is over, and university students are now filling their time with other things — some have gone home to spend time with their family, some are working, and other...

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5 helpful tips for starting university

5 helpful tips for starting university

If you recently finished your A levels and got accepted into a university, you’ll now be busy enjoying your summer. However, as summer moves on, you’ll find your mind wandering...

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Festivals you need to attend in Leeds this summer

Festivals you need to attend in Leeds this summer

While the weather may not let you believe it, it is now officially summer in the UK, which means it’s time to have some fun! If you’re a student in Leeds, or you’ve return...

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The benefits of bills inclusive student living

The benefits of bills inclusive student living

At Pickard Properties, we offer our student tenants two rental options: bills inclusive or bills exclusive. The latter is the cheaper and probably more attractive option up front; ...

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Pickard announces the third phase of Spinning Acres

Pickard announces the third phase of Spinning Acres

Pickard Properties is delighted to announce the third phase of its luxury build-to-rent development, Spinning Acres, which is situated in Far Headingley in Leeds, West Yorkshire. ...

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The best live music venues in Leeds

The best live music venues in Leeds

Leeds provides a cracking night out for students and young professionals alike, and if you’re a keen gig-goer, you won’t be disappointed by the live music venues on offer in th...

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How to save money when attending university open days

How to save money when attending university open days

You’re in your final year of sixth form or college and hoping to get the grades to attend university next year. Great! All you need to do now (aside from pass your exams) is to c...

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Things to do in Headingley

Things to do in Headingley

A popular and laidback suburb of Leeds, Headingley is a top choice for students and young professionals, alongside others who enjoy the young and fresh vibe of the area. As well...

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Keeping fit in Headingley

Keeping fit in Headingley

If you’re living in Headingley and working or studying in Leeds city centre, the chances are you’ll be taking advantage of the incredibly simple and quick public transport opti...

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5 ways to earn money at university

5 ways to earn money at university

The majority of full-time students have a student loan and a bank account with a generous overdraft to get them through their uni days, alongside a little help from the 'bank of mu...

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What’s happening in Leeds in January

What’s happening in Leeds in January

After all the excitement of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, you’d be forgiven for assuming that your January might not be very fun on comparison to December. The weather is rarel...

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How to stay connected with school friends at university

How to stay connected with school friends at university

You may very well have built up a new group of friends at university but the chances are you’re still missing your friends from home — whether they’re still at home or off st...

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Where to shop in Headingley

Where to shop in Headingley

If you’re living in Headingley or considering moving there, you’re in luck! Headingley offers its residents and visitors a great selection of high street shops, specialist and ...

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