City Guides

Student Cribs City Guides ensure you get the most out of your university city or town. Our team of current and graduated university students from across the UK share top must-do activities in each of the cities where Student Cribs offer student houses, including the very best student bars, student-friendly restaurants, where to go to escape the library, and the best places for students to live in each city. 3-years goes by so quickly, so you’ll want to read all of our city secrets to ensure you don’t miss a thing.

BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN NOTTINGHAMN

Best Places to Live In Nottingham

Looking for student houses or a room in Nottingham? Wondering what the best places to live in Nottingham are as ...
10 THINGS EVERY LEEDS STUDENT MUST DO

10 THINGS EVERY LEEDS STUDENT MUST DO

As a student at the University of Leeds, you have the opportunity to explore one of the UK's most vibrant ...
Best bars in Nottingham

THE BEST NIGHTS OUT FOR NOTTINGHAM STUDENTS

Whether you’re already a student studying in Nottingham or joining us next September, you will know Nottingham is one of ...
10 THINGS EXETER STUDENTS MUST DO THIS SUMMER

10 THINGS EXETER STUDENTS MUST DO THIS SUMMER

For most students the best part of the academic year has to be the summer term. Lectures are over, end ...
PLACES TO VISIT IN LIVERPOOL WITH YOUR PARENTS

PLACES TO VISIT IN LIVERPOOL WITH YOUR PARENTS

University can be a stressful and busy time however, that doesn’t mean that you can’t make time for your parents ...
best free activities for students in liverpool

THE BEST FREE ACTIVITIES IN LIVERPOOL FOR STUDENTS

Everybody knows that being a student isn’t cheap. From paying for nights out or even just a food shop, student ...
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PLACES TO VISIT IN NOTTINGHAM WITH YOUR PARENTS

We all know one of the perks of going to university is the freedom of living away from home. But ...
day trips for Leicester students

THE BEST DAY TRIPS FOR LEICESTER STUDENTS

Leicester is a great student city, with lots of things to do and see. Leicester has more to offer students ...
best free activities to do in nottingham

THE BEST FREE ACTIVITIES IN NOTTINGHAM FOR STUDENTS

Nottingham has a lot to offer students, from an active nightlife to historical and cultural value. And if you're a ...
Best places to brunch for leicester students

THE BEST PLACES TO BRUNCH FOR LEICESTER STUDENTS

As students, treating ourselves to a brunch date is always a good shout and often much needed. Whether its a ...
THE BEST PLACES TO BRUNCH FOR LANCASTER STUDENTS

THE BEST PLACES TO BRUNCH FOR LANCASTER STUDENTS

Calling all Lancaster students and brunch lovers! Sweet or savoury, we have you covered with a roundup of the best ...
best student jobs in Liverpool

THE BEST STUDENT JOBS IN LIVERPOOL

Are you looking for a flexible yet well-paid student job in Liverpool? The Student Cribs Brand Manager role may be ...
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THE BEST STUDENT JOBS IN MANCHESTER

Are you a student in Manchester looking for casual, part-time work? The Student Cribs Brand Manager scheme offers the most ...
student jobs in Leeds

THE BEST STUDENT JOBS IN LEEDS

Are you looking to earn money as a student in Leeds? Interested in finding out about the best student job ...
student jobs in Leicester

THE BEST STUDENT JOBS IN LEICESTER

Are you a student in Leicester looking for the perfect student job? Student Cribs have arrived in Leicester and we’re ...
student jobs in Newcastle

THE BEST STUDENT JOBS IN NEWCASTLE

Are you looking for a student friendly job in Newcastle? The Student Cribs Student Brand Manager scheme is the perfect ...
THE BEST STUDENT JOBS IN NOTTINGHAM

THE BEST STUDENT JOBS IN NOTTINGHAM

Are you looking for a casual, flexible, part-time student job in Nottingham? The Student Cribs Student Brand Manager scheme may ...
Leicester best restaurants

THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN LEICESTER FOR STUDENTS

Leicester is a great city for students, packed with lots of places to go, things to see and venues to ...
Newcastle Student Nights

THE BEST STUDENT NIGHTS IN NEWCASTLE

Newcastle is one of the most popular cities for students and with this comes a huge variety of options for ...
Brunch for Exeter Students

THE BEST PLACES TO BRUNCH FOR EXETER STUDENTS

Sometimes as a student you need to treat yourself to a good brunch, whether that’s to catch up with uni ...
exeter bars

TOP 10 STUDENT BARS IN EXETER

Despite seeming to be a smaller city, there is a lively and vibrant nightlife in Exeter for students. Whether you’re ...
NOTTINGHAM STUDENT BUCKET LIST

NOTTINGHAM STUDENT BUCKET LIST

Nottingham has a lot to offer students, from its great city-centre nightlife, to it's historic and cultural value. Your three/four ...
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NEWCASTLE RESTAURANT WEEK 2022

Newcastle is hosting their annual restaurant week between the 17th-23rd January, and with over 70 participating restaurants there is bound ...
Top Leicester bars

THE TOP 10 STUDENT BARS IN LEICESTER

Home to the University of Leicester and De Montfort University, this seemingly small city is packed with nightclubs, bars, pubs, ...
Top places to eat in Plymouth as a student

TOP 10 PLACES TO EAT IN PLYMOUTH FOR STUDENTS

As a student, eating out is often off the cards because your budget simply won’t allow it, but having to ...
salford things to do

10 THINGS EVERY SALFORD STUDENT MUST DO

Despite what you may think, there is lots to see and do for students living in Salford – and for ...
loughborough bars

THE TOP 10 STUDENT BARS IN LOUGHBOROUGH

Located in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, Loughborough University students can enjoy easy access to entertainment, leisure, and nightlife ...
Rooms to rent Newcastle Under Lyme

Rooms to Rent Newcastle Under Lyme

Student Cribs offer fully furnished rooms to rent in Newcastle Under Lyme ST5. If you are searching for a spare ...
Rooms to Rent in Stoke on Trent

Rooms to Rent Stoke on Trent

Student Cribs offer fully furnished rooms to rent in Stoke-on-Trent ST4. They are perfect for students at Staffs uni who ...
Top Student Bars in Manchester

Top 10 Student Bars in Manchester

Birthplace of one Emmeline Pankhurst, the leader of the Suffragette movement that brought women the vote, home to two of ...
BEST STUDENT BARS IN SALFORD

Student Bars in Salford: A Staffordshire Student’s Top 10

Students of Salford, fear not. We have brought you the ultimate guide to the best student bars in Salford. Fancy ...
Top Ten Student Bars in Oxford

Top Ten Student Bars in Oxford

Ahhh Oxford *intellectually breathes in the country air*. A city of great renowned and home to two great universities: one ...
BEST RESTAURANTSINHUDDERSFIELD

Best Student Restaurants in Huddersfield: Top 10 Choices

Huddersfield has a great selection of places to eat as a student. From student-friendly restaurants to laid-back cheap eateries, Huddersfield ...
Student bars in Durham

Top 10 Student Bars in Durham

Durham University – one of the most prestigious uni’s in the UK and the world. Set in a notably beautiful ...
Student bars in Cirencester

Top 10 Student Bars in Cirencester

At the heart of the Cotswolds, Cirencester is often considered a boring and somewhat sleepy town. But home to the ...
Student bars in Coventry

Top 10 Student Bars in Coventry

With a beautiful Cathedral with medieval roots that attracts tourists from all over the world, Coventry is known for its ...
Student restaurants in Swansea

Top 10 Student Restaurants in Swansea

Swansea is a university city rich with cheap eats. There are plenty of restaurants for students to try, whatever the ...
Student bars in Swansea

Top 10 Student Bars in Swansea

While Swansea isn't famed for it's nightlife, there are plenty of great student bars to enjoy. From quiet local pubs ...
Student bars in Bristol

Top 10 Student Bars in Bristol

Looking for the perfect place to spend your night (and your money) as a student in Bristol? As one of ...
Things every Swansea student has to do

10 Things Every Swansea Student Has to Do

If you thought Swansea was a sleepy Welsh city, think again. It’s the second largest city in Wales, meaning it ...
Student restaurants in Newcastle

10 Best Student Restaurants in Newcastle

Believe it or not, Newcastle is one of the best places for food in the UK. The city boasts an ...
Where to Live in Swansea as a Student

Where to Live in Swansea as a Student

So you have received an offer and now need to make the big decision about where to live in Swansea ...
Top 10 Student Bars in Portsmouth

The Top 10 Student Bars in Portsmouth

Want to change up your weekly drinking routine? Then look no further, we’ve compiled all the best (or the worst ...
Best Student Pubs in Cardiff

The 10 Best Student Pubs in Cardiff

Welcome to the Diff, where the only thing we love more than Wales is drinking. Is there a better way ...
top Student Bars in Huddersfield

The Top 10 Student Bars in Huddersfield

Calling all Huddersfield Students! It’s time to shake up your boozing routine and try out some new places to meet ...
10 Cheap Eats in Coventry

10 Cheap Eats in Coventry

Name something more disappointing than heartbreak? Ordering an expensive dish at a restaurant and it tasting like an abandoned flip ...
Top 10 restaurants in Bristol cheap

Top 10 affordable and student-friendly restaurants in Bristol

Living in the south can be a real struggle on your bank account. Combined with the inevitability of spending all ...
Cheap Eats in Edinburgh

Top 10 Cheap Eats in Edinburgh

Being a student in Edinburgh is particularly painful on your bank account. Rent prices challenge London and boozing can be ...
student budget restaurants in Durham

Top 10 student budget restaurants in Durham

Picture this: you’ve woken up and discovered that you did in fact buy every single person at Klute a shot ...
10 Things Every Bristol Student Has to do

10 Things Every Bristol Student Has to do

Welcome to Bristol, you’ve officially arrived at one of the coolest universities in the country and will no doubt own ...
The Top Ten Things To See and Do in Durham

The Top Ten Things To See and Do in Durham

Just because Durham geographically looks small, it is nonetheless still jam-packed with great things to see and do! Here are ...
Top 10 Student Bars in Newcastle

Top 10 Student Bars in Newcastle

Welcome to Newcastle, where alcohol is practically cheaper than water. For those Londoners migrating north to this city of unlimited ...
10 Things Every Exeter Student Has To Do

10 Things Every Exeter Student Has To Do

Over the hills and far away, boys and girls in Hunter wellies come to play. Nestled in the beautiful Devon ...
10 Places for food EVERY Leeds Student should try

10 Places for food EVERY Leeds Student should try

Leeds is a city bursting with over 30,000 hungry students looking to satisfy both their taste buds and their wallet, ...
Top 10 things to do in London in the summer

Top 10 things to do in London in the summer

Finally Summer’s here and you clearly deserve some holiday time: no worries, we’ve worked for you a to-do list so ...
Stoke's Top 9 Student Bars

Stoke’s Top 9 Student Bars

You’re in Stoke-on-Trent, it’s almost the summer and you want to go out to celebrate the end of your school ...
The Top 10 Student Bars in Nottingham

The Top 10 Student Bars in Nottingham

Picture this: it’s Saturday night and you and your friends want to go for a drink in Nottingham. But where?! ...
How to make the most of Student Living in London

How to make the most of Student Living in London

London is such a diverse place, because of its culture, its multitude of things to do and of course, its ...
Huddersfield's Top 10 Student Bars

Huddersfield’s Top 10 Student Bars

If you're a Huddersfield student and you're bored of going to the same bars and pubs time after time, then ...
Liverpool's Top 10 Student Bars

Liverpool’s Top 10 Student Bars

To stumble across a bar in Liverpool is perhaps the easiest of tasks any person who visits can do, however, ...
Liverpool’s Top 10 Restaurants for Students

Liverpool’s Top 10 Restaurants for Students

One thing anyone and everyone takes away from their stay in Liverpool is the countless number of restaurants available to ...
10 Things Every Liverpool Student MUST Do

10 Things Every Liverpool Student MUST Do

So you’ve just arrived to the buzzing city of Liverpool with new sights, new people and your new life as ...
The Top 10 Secrets of a Staffordshire Uni Student

The Top 10 Secrets of a Staffordshire Uni Student

As students, we all want to know where to get the cheapest deals, what you can do in your free ...
Coventry’s Top 10 Student Secrets

Coventry’s Top 10 Student Secrets

The city of Coventry is home to nearly 30,000 students and has one of the fastest growing universities. Take a ...
Top 10 Restaurants for Portsmouth Students

Top 10 Restaurants for Portsmouth Students

Located on the south coast of England, this is the UK’s only island city, full of so many things to ...
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Ten things every Coventry Student MUST do

Did you know that Coventry was the 3rd happiest university in the UK in 2017, according to Sodexo? With the ...
Ten things every Huddersfield Student MUST do

Ten things every Huddersfield Student MUST do

Although Huddersfield is home to almost 20,000 students, it is also immensely rich in history. Filled with Victorian architecture, home ...
10 Ways to Make the Most out of Nottingham as a Student

10 Ways to Make the Most out of Nottingham as a Student

The city of Nottingham has a bustling student life that offers something for everyone. But living somewhere big and new ...
Manchester's Top 10 Student Secrets

Manchester’s Top 10 Student Secrets

With 4 universities and over 99,000 students, Manchester is a busy, vibrant and diverse city with SO much to do! Before ...
Plymouth's Top 10 Student Secrets

Plymouth’s Top 10 Student Secrets

Plymouth is an incredible city, offering city life, beach life, seaside life and uni life! To make sure you make ...
10 Things Every Keele Student MUST Do

10 Things Every Keele Student MUST Do

With Keele University overlooking the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme and surrounded by a wide range of cafés, bars, pubs and restaurants ...
10 Things Every Staffordshire Student MUST Do

10 Things Every Staffordshire Student MUST Do

Set to be joining Staffordshire University next year? Or maybe you are debating it as your first choice? To help ...
Celebrating Christmas in Cardiff as a Student

Celebrating Christmas in Cardiff as a Student

Still not feeling the Christmas spirit just yet? Then why not give these festive outings in Cardiff a try and ...
10 Things Every Student In Nottingham Must Do

10 Things Every Student In Nottingham Must Do

Nottingham might not be the largest of cities in the UK but that’s not to say it doesn’t have plenty ...
Stoke's Top 10 Student Secrets

Stoke’s Top 10 Student Secrets

World of Wedgwood About twenty minutes down the A500 there’s a museum and experience that covers the most important part of ...
Top 10 restaurants for Cardiff Students

Top 10 restaurants for Cardiff Students

Finding the best place to eat out can be difficult as students. Getting the combination of good and affordable food ...
Cardiff's Top 10 Student Bars

Cardiff’s Top 10 Student Bars

As a student, the most useful information to know about the city you’ve moved to is ‘where is the best ...
10 things every Cardiff student MUST do

10 things every Cardiff student MUST do

Students make up 20% of Cardiff City’s population which means there are plenty of things to do, places to visit ...
Portsmouth’s Top 10 Student Secrets

Portsmouth’s Top 10 Student Secrets

With over 22000 students, Portsmouth is a buzzy and vibrant city, full of students and full of life. Your time ...
Ten things every Newcastle Student MUST do

Ten things every Newcastle Student MUST do

With nearly 30,000 students currently in Newcastle, this amazing city has thousands of different places to go, experiences to do ...
Cardiff's Top 10 Student Secrets

Cardiff’s Top 10 Student Secrets

Cardiff is an incredible city, with over 30,000 students it is bursting with young people and thousands of things to ...
Durham's Top 10 Student Secrets

Durham’s Top 10 Student Secrets

Durham is a great city to study in and an even better city to live in, so make sure you ...
Where To Live In Portsmouth As A Student

Where To Live In Portsmouth As A Student

Portsmouth has a dual identity of the buzzing city life with the calmness of the Solent on its doorstep. Portsea ...
5 Lancaster Student Secrets

5 Lancaster Student Secrets

Lancaster is home of several universities which means it is the new home of thousands of students looking to find ...
10 Leeds Student Secrets

10 Leeds Student Secrets

Being a student in a city you’ve never been to or don’t know much about can be quite stressful, especially ...
10 Loughborough Student Secrets

10 Loughborough Student Secrets

Now that you’re a Loughborough student, it is time to get yourself out there to enjoy what the place has ...
10 Oxford Student Secrets

10 Oxford Student Secrets

Home to one of the best universities in the world, Oxford is a great place to study, but you don't ...
10 Liverpool Student Secrets

10 Liverpool Student Secrets

Liverpool is home to some great bars and restaurants, where there are endless things to do whenever you want. But ...
6 Things Cirencester Students Must Do

6 Things Cirencester Students Must Do

Cirencester definitely isn’t a place you hear a lot about, but there’s plenty to do there if you’re up for ...
10 Things London Students MUST Do

10 Things London Students MUST Do

Being a student in London comes with many, many perks and one of those are the vast amount of activities ...
Top 10 London Student Secrets

Top 10 London Student Secrets

Whether you’re a student or a professional, it’s always great to try new and different places, to experience something you’ve ...
Bristol’s Best Student Secrets

Bristol’s Best Student Secrets

Bristol is a wildly diverse and vibrant city, filled with people, architecture, culture and plenty to do. With so many ...
Edinburgh's Top Ten Student Secrets

Edinburgh’s Top Ten Student Secrets

With over 33,000 students, you can imagine that Edinburgh has a huge amount of student secrets.... so we've narrowed it ...
10 Nottingham Student Secrets

10 Nottingham Student Secrets

Built upon a network of caves, Nottingham isn’t just about the Uni of and Trent rivalry, but about its history ...
Top Ten Things to do in Oxford as a Student

Top Ten Things to do in Oxford as a Student

There’s so much to do and see in Oxford. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the UK ...
Top 5 Things to do in York as a Student

Top 5 Things to do in York as a Student

One of the oldest cities in the UK and home to two universities, the historic walled city of York is ...
Exeter’s Top Ten Student Secrets

Exeter’s Top Ten Student Secrets

Exeter is a busy and vibrant city that goes far beyond the city centre. There’s so many interesting places to ...
What to do over Summer in Liverpool

What to do over Summer in Liverpool

Are you sticking around in Liverpool after exams? Great idea. Are you thinking of coming back a few weeks early ...
York's Top 10 Secrets For Students

York’s Top 10 Secrets For Students

Whilst York’s beauty is second to none, it's not just the historic architecture that entices some of the country's brightest ...