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TV Licences to energy bills – what you need to know

TV Licences to energy bills – what you need to know

Moving outside of Leeds student accommodation and into your own home can be an exciting time. This is especially true if this is your first time living away from halls of reside...

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Why staying in your house for another year at university is a great idea

Why staying in your house for another year at university is a great idea

Moving house can be incredibly stressful, especially when you have a whole new year of university to think about. In fact, moving in general is often listed as one of the most stre...

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New Year’s resolutions to stick to in January

New Year’s resolutions to stick to in January

New Year's resolutions can be tricky things. We’ve all been there: promising ourselves as the clock counts down to midnight that, once the fireworks hit, we’ll start our liv...

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Household tasks to complete before leaving for home this Christmas

Household tasks to complete before leaving for home this Christmas

Stop right there. We know you’re all excited to go home for the holidays. You’re probably looking around your Leeds student accommodation thinking: “sure, I’ve not done eve...

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Tips for part-time and seasonal work at university in Leeds

Tips for part-time and seasonal work at university in Leeds

We all know how great that feeling is when your student loan finally hits your bank account. However, the truth is that you’ll usually discover fairly quickly that it doesn’...

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Viewings open for 2018/19 letting

Viewings open for 2018/19 letting

For students looking for homes in the next academic year, Pickard Properties is proud to announce that properties are now available. From Headingley, through to Woodhouse, Burle...

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Seven hacks for lowering your bills

Seven hacks for lowering your bills

It often feels like bills are constantly sky-rocketing. Particularly with the cold winter months setting in, those household expenses can burn a hole in your student loan before...

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How to get the most out of living in Hyde Park

How to get the most out of living in Hyde Park

So you’ve got your results, picked your course and you’re ready to decide where it is you’re going to spend your first year of new-found freedom. Or perhaps you’ve alrea...

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Pickard Properties continues its support for the Leeds University Union Netball Club

Pickard Properties continues its support for the Leeds University Union Netball Club

Pickard Properties is proud to announce that it is once again supporting the Leeds University Union Netball club (LUUNC) ahead of its new season. By doubling the amount of spons...

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House share etiquette you might want to know

House share etiquette you might want to know

Moving out of your parents’ house and joining your new university course mates under one roof can be incredibly exciting. After all, you’re finally flying the nest, reaching ou...

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Private Housing vs Halls of Residence

Private Housing vs Halls of Residence

Heading off to university can be one of the most exciting times of your life. However, leaving home for the first time can also be a bit daunting, so you’ll want to make sure you...

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Free things to do in Yorkshire!

Free things to do in Yorkshire!

Whether you’re a student just about to attend one of Leeds’ universities, or you’re a returning student looking to rent a new home in Leeds, you’ll be glad to know that the...

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Why house shares are great for first year students

Why house shares are great for first year students

Sharing a house with fellow students is a cornerstone of the university experience. Although many people do this from the second year onward, there are also a great many benefit...

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Keeping with it: Leeds is great post-graduation

Keeping with it: Leeds is great post-graduation

There’s no doubt that Leeds is one of the hottest university cities to live in the UK. Providing night life, shopping, culture, and some of the best educational facilities in the...

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Why it’s worth staying in Leeds over the summer

Why it’s worth staying in Leeds over the summer

Although many people tend to pop home during the summer months, there are a wealth of benefits to be had for renting and staying in Leeds when study time is over. Take a look at...

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Freshers Guide: Things All New Students Should Know

Freshers Guide: Things All New Students Should Know

When you first come to uni, everything can seem a little... intimidating! Unless you took a gap year and travelled the world, this will be the first time that you've lived away fro...

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6 Things Only Leeds Freshers Know

6 Things Only Leeds Freshers Know

So, you've entered the big, bad world of studenthood. Welcome to the club! Luckily for you, you just so happen to have chosen one of the bets cities in the UK to study in. From its...

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Feeling Bored? Here Are 5 Epic Activities You Can Do In Leeds!

Feeling Bored? Here Are 5 Epic Activities You Can Do In Leeds!

Summer may be coming to an end, but there's still a good bit of time until lectures start again. If you've stayed in Leeds over the break, you've probably exhausted many of the mos...

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Here’s What The REAL Reading & Leeds Fest Line-Up Poster Should Look Like, Based On Online Popularity

Here’s What The REAL Reading & Leeds Fest Line-Up Poster Should Look Like, Based On Online Popularity

With just days to go until Reading & Leeds Festivals kick off, many of us are pulling out our tents and gearing up for a weekend of fun (hopefully in the British sun). This yea...

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5 Things That Are ONLY Acceptable At University

5 Things That Are ONLY Acceptable At University

No matter how much you'd like it to be, the university lifestyle is anything but realistic. While you're studying, you get to live in this little bubble that's about a million mile...

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