Student accommodation in Stratford, London is evacuated after ‘suspicious item’ found 

Student accommodation near Westfield is evacuated and sealed off by police after ‘suspicious item’ is found Stratford One student halls in Stratford, east London has been evacuated Comes after a ‘suspicious item’ was found inside the building around 2pm today Witnesses said several ambulances, fire trucks and police cars were at the scene By William … Read more Student accommodation in Stratford, London is evacuated after ‘suspicious item’ found 

Students call on private landlords to stop charging them rent for accommodation they are not in

Universities in Sheffield and Manchester have become the first to scrap student accommodation fees during lockdown – after furious undergraduates threatened ‘rent strikes’ across the UK. The National Union of Students (NUS) has insisted it is ‘unacceptable’ that little support has been made available for those who travelled home for the holidays and have since … Read more Students call on private landlords to stop charging them rent for accommodation they are not in

Students call on private landlords to stop charging them rent for accommodation they are not in

Students are calling on private landlords to stop charging them rent for accommodation they can’t live in after being stranded at home by the latest Covid lockdown. The National Union of Students (NUS) said it was ‘unacceptable’ that no support is being made available for those who travelled home for the holidays and have since … Read more Students call on private landlords to stop charging them rent for accommodation they are not in

Manchester students threaten ‘rent strike’ after being told to pay up to £3,000 for accommodation

University students in Manchester have threatened a rent strike after being told to pay up to £3,000 for accommodation even though they cannot return to campus during lockdown. Like students elsewhere in the country, thousands of Manchester students face being stuck at home while being forced to continue paying for university accommodation, even though halls … Read more Manchester students threaten ‘rent strike’ after being told to pay up to £3,000 for accommodation

Manchester students threaten ‘rent strike’ after being told to pay up to £3,000 for accommodation

University students in Manchester have threatened a rent strike after being told to pay up to £3,000 for accommodation even though they cannot return to campus during lockdown. Like students elsewhere in the country, thousands of Manchester students face being stuck at home while being forced to continue paying for university accommodation, even though halls … Read more Manchester students threaten ‘rent strike’ after being told to pay up to £3,000 for accommodation

Calls grow for Boris Johnson to provide fee rebates or accommodation grants to students

Boris Johnson said that the Government would ‘have to look at’ the cost of university fees and accommodation after he plunged England into a third national lockdown last night.  Speaking at a Downing Street press conference, the Prime Minister praised students for the sacrifices they had made in staying away from university and learning online but … Read more Calls grow for Boris Johnson to provide fee rebates or accommodation grants to students

Calls grow for Boris Johnson to provide fee rebates or accommodation grants to students

Boris Johnson said that the Government would ‘have to look at’ the cost of university fees and accommodation after he plunged England into a third national lockdown last night.  Speaking at a Downing Street press conference, the Prime Minister praised students for the sacrifices they had made in staying away from university and learning online but … Read more Calls grow for Boris Johnson to provide fee rebates or accommodation grants to students

Liverpool student reveals the issues he has with his £151-a-WEEK accommodation

Student goes viral with tongue-in-cheek tour of his £151-a-week digs including holes in the roof, a bucket of rancid goop and a hole in the wall Liverpool University student shared a video of his accommodation on TikTok Reveals how there is a hole in the roof that causes a leak and a fridge ‘iceberg’  There … Read more Liverpool student reveals the issues he has with his £151-a-WEEK accommodation

New book Hotels of Pyongyang reveals how North Korea has surprisingly glamorous accommodation

Poolside bars, revolving restaurants, marbled lobbies and huge indoor swimming pools. These are standard features in posh Western hotels – and, it turns out, in North Korean hotels, too, as a fascinating new book reveals. Hotels of Pyongyang, by author James Scullin and photographer Nicole Reed, takes readers inside the frozen-in-time, yet surprisingly glamorous, hotels … Read more New book Hotels of Pyongyang reveals how North Korea has surprisingly glamorous accommodation

New book Hotels of Pyongyang reveals how North Korea has surprisingly glamorous accommodation

Poolside bars, revolving restaurants, marbled lobbies and huge indoor swimming pools. These are standard features in posh Western hotels – and, it turns out, in North Korean hotels, too, as a fascinating new book reveals. Hotels of Pyongyang, by author James Scullin and photographer Nicole Reed, takes readers inside the frozen-in-time, yet surprisingly glamorous, hotels … Read more New book Hotels of Pyongyang reveals how North Korea has surprisingly glamorous accommodation