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2 Feb 2018

Student accommodation provider Campus Living Villages has signed a pledge to change the way it thinks about mental health at work and how to be more aware for its residents and the sector as a whole.

Campus Living Villages, who house around 13,000 residents within the United Kingdom, i...

18 Dec 2017

So, you need to find somewhere to live for your next year of study? Finding the perfect house (and flat mates) can be hard, but it's an important decision to make as it can have a real impact on how much you enjoy the next year of your life. Here is a list of helpful things to conside...

1 Nov 2017

According to the NUS, as many as 70% of students may experience homesickness at university. This is perhaps unsurprising when you consider that many students will be living away from home for the first time. When the excitement of Freshers’ Week subsides, reality sets in – budgeting a...

2 May 2017

The student mental health charity Student Minds recently published their Student Living: Collaborating to Support Mental Health in University Accommodation report on university accommodation and mental health. The 'Student Living' report shares the learning from a partnership project...

18 Apr 2017

One aspect of the University of Edinburgh's approach to ensuring student wellbeing centres around its student accommodation: the Residence Life team (supported by over 200 Resident Assistants, comprised of returning students) aim to create a supportive and inclusive home fro...