Home
 

See our blog posts

4 things you need to know about plagiarism

4 things you need to know about plagiarism

Plagiarism is a big issue at university, with almost 50,000 students found to have been cheating in an essay or exam in the UK over a three-year period. In the 2015-16 academic ...

Read more
What to do if you fall for your housemate

What to do if you fall for your housemate

The internet is full of blog posts advising against having a casual fling or getting into a relationship with a housemate; however, we all know that life isn’t that straight forw...

Read more
A guide to career progression for young professionals

A guide to career progression for young professionals

If you search online, you’ll find myriad articles on finding a job, but not many on young professionals' career progression. If you’re searching for a graduate job currently...

Read more
How to celebrate Valentine’s Day in lockdown

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day in lockdown

The first to take place during a national lockdown, this Valentine’s Day will be different from any you have known before. However, different doesn’t mean worse, and there a...

Read more
A beginner’s guide to the university academic year

A beginner’s guide to the university academic year

If you’re heading to university, you may be a bit baffled by the academic year — after all, sixth forms and colleges tend to follow in schools’ footsteps. In contrast, univer...

Read more
How to live with roommates as an introvert

How to live with roommates as an introvert

When you’re an extrovert, living in a house share is highly appealing as it means there will always be someone to socialise with; even when all your mates are busy, you can head ...

Read more
The ultimate housemate rules list for house shares

The ultimate housemate rules list for house shares

Living with others is cheaper and can be loads of fun, but it can also lead to disagreements. However, you can avoid most of these disagreements by creating a list of housemate rul...

Read more
The pros and cons of postgraduate education

The pros and cons of postgraduate education

You’re in the final year of your undergraduate course, and it’s time to make some decisions; for example, will you leave university behind once you’ve finished your degree an...

Read more
Why Leeds professionals love living in Huddersfield

Why Leeds professionals love living in Huddersfield

Huddersfield is a large, bustling market town located to the south-east of Halifax and the south of Brighouse. With over 1600 listed buildings, Huddersfield is full of architect...

Read more
How to make a long-distance relationship work at university

How to make a long-distance relationship work at university

Whether your partner has got a job back home, is attending a different university, or has moved abroad for university — a long-distance relationship when you're at uni can be tou...

Read more
Four foolproof tips for acing your graduate job interview

Four foolproof tips for acing your graduate job interview

If you recently graduated, congratulations! Finishing your degree is a true achievement and something to be proud of. However, if you’ve not started job hunting yet, it’s ti...

Read more
How to have fun as a student in isolation at university

How to have fun as a student in isolation at university

If you have started university this year, or are a returning student, it will be a significantly different experience to what you may have originally expected. When you first de...

Read more
How to create a house share cleaning rota

How to create a house share cleaning rota

You’ve moved into a professional house share and it’s been going well overall but you are starting to either feel or sense a little resentment regarding cleaning. Perhaps yo...

Read more
How to survive your final year of university

How to survive your final year of university

If you’re about to go into your final year of university, it is entirely normal to feel stressed and apprehensive about what is to come. Although this year is bound to be more...

Read more
How to have a great day at work

How to have a great day at work

We’ve all had those days where we wake up and want to go back to sleep for an hour rather than jump out of bed, get ready and head to work — whether that involves leaving the h...

Read more
What to buy for your student kitchen

What to buy for your student kitchen

Whether you’re moving into a house share for the first time, or moving into student accommodation, it is important to have all the student kitchen essentials when you move! Pa...

Read more
Pickard Properties shortlisted for Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Award

Pickard Properties shortlisted for Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Award

The shortlist for this year’s Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards has been revealed and we are delighted to announce that Pickard Properties has been shortlisted for the ...

Read more
Resolving housemate issues related to COVID-19

Resolving housemate issues related to COVID-19

As the lockdown rules are being relaxed, there are naturally going to be misunderstandings about what you can and can’t do. These rules can be made all the more difficult if you ...

Read more
Unique £40m Leeds Student Accommodation Scheme Gets Go Ahead

Unique £40m Leeds Student Accommodation Scheme Gets Go Ahead

An innovative £40m student accommodation scheme for B&B Pickard (Leeds) Ltd, part of Pickard Properties, was given the go-ahead by planners at Leeds City Council on Thursday 1...

Read more
Easy ways to make friends with your new housemates

Easy ways to make friends with your new housemates

It’s that time of year and, if you’ve just moved into a new student house share or a professional house share in Leeds with a bunch of people you don’t yet know, it’s time ...

Read more

Pickard Properties Ltd

26-30 North Lane
Headingley
Leeds
LS6 3HE