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The best study cafés in Utrecht

Looking to get up-to-speed with those lecture notes or get your head down for that end-of-term exam? Dotted all over the city, Utrecht offers plenty of places to swot up and study away from your university library in the form of some excellent cafés. Whether you like your coffee no-frills or you’re a proper bean Read more >

7 must-haves for your student room

Moving sucks but decorating is so fun! Whether you’ve spent the last few weeks binge watching The Home Edit or Tidying up with Marie Kondo, loads of you tell us how much you love making your space your own. Decorating your room at Uni is one of those underestimated joys. Every year it’s a fresh Read more >

5 tips to set you up for study at home

Now that lectures have moved online, students all over the world have had to quickly adapt to studying at home. We all love a home day every now and again, but like everything, it has its perks, as well as its pitfalls. With so many distractions, procrastination is always lurking, so it’s very easy to Read more >

5 reasons to study in Groningen

Chosen as one of the happiest cities of Europe, Groningen enjoys a bustling reputation. The city is seen as the cosiest student city of the Netherlands and the number of students keeps on growing. What makes Groningen so attractive for students?