Festive music, mulled wine, sparkling lights - Christmas Markets and Winter Wonderlands are one of England's best traditions. An excuse to have a lovely day out with friends and families, take in the country's most picturesque cities, and do a little retail therapy whilst you're at it. We have listed some of the most popular Christmas markets for you to visit this festive season. Start planning your ultimate winter trip for 2023 today.
How do you find student accommodation for university?
As providers of student accommodation, we live and breathe accommodation; so we wouldn’t think twice about how to go about finding somewhere to live at university.
However, we know that for students preparing to embark on their university journey, finding accommodation can be another minefield to conquer. There are so many questions to answer and things to consider; when do you start looking for accommodation? How do you go about finding accommodation? What type of room do you need? How long do you need it for?
So, to help you on your accommodation journey, we thought it would be useful to share the experiences of other students with you. Through a series of video interviews with students who have been where you are now, hear first-hand how they came to find their perfect student room.
1. How do I choose my student home? – Video 1
Learn how Patrice, a second-year student at Plymouth College of Art, found her accommodation, why she chose to live with Host and what advice she has for students applying for university.
2. How do I choose my student home? – Video 2
Staying in Plymouth, but this time Liane, a first-year student at the University of Plymouth, talks about her journey to finding accommodation and what moving in was like too.
3. How do I choose my student home as an international student? – Video 3
If you’re an international student travelling to the UK to study, you may have even more questions about finding accommodation. In this video, Inês, a third-year student in Sheffield gives insight into her accommodation experience in the UK.
Start your accommodation search
If you’re starting university in September, why not take a look at our accommodation? We have quality, affordable student accommodation in 20 major university cities and towns across the UK and Ireland; so, we’re sure to have a room for you.
View our locations and browse our accommodation or contact us for more information and our friendly on-site teams will be happy to help you. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest news and updates.
Getting serious about the environment we live in.
To become more ‘environmentally friendly’, Host is launching the #HostEnvironmentalPledge campaign to encourage responsible behaviour and drive sustainability across our sites throughout the UK and Ireland.
It’s a simple campaign! For every percent we reduce our overall utilities (electric, water and gas) consumption by we donate to one of our nominated charities.Show me all news
Hello Leeds! We are expanding our range of locations for student accommodation. Welcome to Exchange Court, our latest student accommodation in Leeds. A brand new luxury student accommodation in Leeds city centre opening in September 2024. Offering spacious studios with huge windows and lots of natural light and many with your own private balcony.
It's that time of year when the days are shorter, the weather is cold and wet, and after a day studying you just want to get cosy, not go to the gym. That's perfectly okay. Read our tips on how to burn calories another way.