International Literacy Day takes places this weekend. On Saturday 8th September people around the world discuss and highlight the world literacy rates and its improvements, as well as discussing the remaining challenges that face the world of literacy. And if you want to celebrate literacy this weekend, why not pick up a book? Or go one better and visit one of these beautiful libraries around the world! (more…)
Around the world you’ll find many many Pride festivals, each with varying parades, exhibitions and parties taking place. And with decades under their belt for some of the festivals, it’s hard to know which city does it best. So we’ve compiled this list with some of our absolute favourite cities across the globe to celebrate Pride. (more…)
If you’ll like to go on an adventure, and you don’t want to splash the cash then look no further as you can find something amazing right here in the UK. With a range of unique and unusual places, make sure you check out of list for some ideas on where to go. (more…)
Perhaps you’re weighing up the options of moving London and the start of the new academic year ahead of us, you may be looking for a house share or your own small flat. To make your job a little easier we have looked at rent levels, journey time to the center of town, crime rates and bars and clubs to come up the with top 5 places you should consider living this academic year. (more…)
Travelling to London as an international student is such an exciting time. You are filled with many questions about where to go and what to do. While there is so much to do in London there are some that stand out over others, here is my list of ten things to do while spending your days in London.
Living in the city can be awesome but sometimes it’s nice to get out and enjoy the rest of the UK, especially now that summer is here. So why don’t you pack your camera, grab some friends and a big map because because you’ll be going on an adventure. With so many places to choose from we have created a list of the top towns you can visit in the day, so get exploring! (more…)
December is here, and it’s time to get Christmassy! London is one of the best places to be during the festive season as they can be anything from Christmas caroling to the ultimate winter wonderland experience. As university draws to a close for the winter break, we’ve decided to help you out with a list of the best things to do and places to see this winter.
Every autumn a frightening fever sweeps the nation from its biggest cities to its smallest towns. It’s the annual opening of eerie exhibitions, haunted houses, creepy mazes and frightening fairs. Haunted zoo’s and decrepit grave yards re-create scary scenes and tales of terror for chill seekers to enjoy. Here at StudentUniverse we have come up with the ultimate places to visit in the UK for a bloody Halloween.
London is one of the most amazing cities in the world filled with culture, people and history but it is notoriously bad for your student budget. Especially when you are an international student, it’s hard to know what’s a good deal and what’s a waste of money. In a foreign city with so much going on, managing finances can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips for international students that could help you live the London lifestyle without the ridiculous price tag.