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Guide to the top Halloween events in Leeds 2018

Guide to the top Halloween events in Leeds 2018

Autumn is here and with it comes a whole host of fun festivities, including Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas. This year Leeds is going all out for Halloween and so we wanted ...

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How to cope with homesickness at university

How to cope with homesickness at university

If you started university this year, the chances are homesickness has kicked in by now. This is common and nothing to worry about, however it can feel rather unpleasant if left to ...

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Five part-time jobs you’ll enjoy at university

Five part-time jobs you’ll enjoy at university

During your time at university, you really have two options when it comes to finances, assuming you don’t come from an especially affluent background. On one hand, you can rel...

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How to get prepared for starting university

How to get prepared for starting university

After all that hard work at college or sixth form you have secured a place at university — congratulations! Starting your degree is a very exciting time, but with it can come wor...

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How to work out a food budget as a student

How to work out a food budget as a student

One of the toughest parts of being a student, or indeed, being an independent adult in any capacity is keeping your spending in check. And considering that food shopping is gene...

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How to choose the right housemates in your second year at university

How to choose the right housemates in your second year at university

When you first move into shared accommodation as a fresher, it’s very much a roll of the dice as to who you will end up living with and how you’ll all get along. That’s why a...

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How to get housemates involved in cleaning

How to get housemates involved in cleaning

If there’s on subject that causes more arguments than any other when it comes to house shares, it’s cleaning. Whether it’s because someone didn’t do their washing up str...

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How to have a World Cup party without wrecking your house

How to have a World Cup party without wrecking your house

For many, the World Cup is one of the most exciting times of the decade. It’s a pure blend of skill and spectacle which can bring people together in support and joy. It’s...

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Top tips for getting a summer job in Leeds

Top tips for getting a summer job in Leeds

Summer is always a much-anticipated time for students. It’s a time to finally catch a break between all the pressures of university and, weather permitting, enjoy some of that ne...

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How to keep your student home safe over the summer months

How to keep your student home safe over the summer months

So, you’ve spent the last few months studying hard to ensure you get the best degree possible and improve your future prospects. You may have gone through the stresses of leav...

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Top tips for exam season

Top tips for exam season

There’s no doubting that exam season is a stressful time. Even if you’re as prepared as you can possibly be, the pressure can still seem overwhelming. And while there’s no...

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How to get better sleep as a student

How to get better sleep as a student

Is there anything worse than lying awake in the wee hours of the morning, knowing that in only a few hours, you’ll have to go face a gruelling lecture, seminar or exam, exhausted...

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Sticking together and staying safe on a night in Leeds

Sticking together and staying safe on a night in Leeds

As a Leeds letting agency, we think the city is a wonderful place to call home. With plenty to do, great opportunities and a strong sense of community, Leeds has a lot to offer stu...

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Why Leeds is great for international students

Why Leeds is great for international students

In all honesty, Leeds is a great city for pretty much everyone whether you’re a student, professional or looking to settle down with a family. It has something to offer everyo...

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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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