Student Housing Advice

Adapting to university halls or your first student house can be a challenge. From finding the right housemates, selecting a property that is right for you, making that house a real home, and of course managing relationships with your new housemates, there are lots of tricky situations to master. But the experience can be a lot of fun and great learning experiences with the Student Cribs: Student Housing Advice Blog! Our team of current and past graduates, plus expert developers and designers regularly share content here that will make all aspects of student housing much easier, so that you are free to make the most out of your time at university! After all, that is the Student Cribs ethos.

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top 2020 design trends

Top 2020 Design Trends

2020 is upon us, Pantone have release their colour of the year and AW19 trends feel an age old. There ...
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Byron lofts Newcastle before and after

Byron Lofts – Before & After

Here at Cribs HQ we take pride in the work that we produce and want to take a moment to ...
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Why every student wants to live in Haymarket Edinburgh

Why Every Edinburgh Student Wants to Live in Haymarket​

Edinburgh is a big place, with different neighbourhoods making up the vibrant and exciting persona of the city. Unfortunately for ...
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Smithdown Road Student Liverpool

Why Smithdown Road is the Only Place to Live in Liverpool

When deciding where to live once you’ve moved out of your first-year halls in Liverpool, it is quite a simple ...
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2019 Student Housing Interior Trends

2019 Student Housing Interior Trends

It’s the depths of the winter, the grey and cold crowding in on all sides, when Pantone releases their colour ...
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Moving into Halls of Residence

Tips for Students Moving into Halls of Residence

Congratulations! You have secured your place at uni and have moved onto the next step. Finding student accommodation. With many ...
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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 ...
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Top Tips to Finding Your Perfect House

6 Top Tips to Finding Your Perfect House

You’ve chosen your university, you’ve chosen your course and you’ve chosen to leave your beloved stuffed teddy at home. Now ...
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Moving from Halls to House!

Moving from Halls to House!

So you’ve settled into your first few months at university… Presumably you’ve had a week (or two) of freshers where ...
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How Every Student can Achieve a Minimalist Bedroom

How Every Student can Achieve a Minimalist Bedroom

The day-to-day life of a student can be a hectic one when it comes to creating a balance between course work, part-time jobs ...
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Your Emergency Clean-Up Guide

Your Emergency Clean-Up Guide

When moving into a student house, there undoubtedly will be some dilemmas when it comes to “whose turn it is” ...
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How to Pick Your Halls at University

How to Pick Your Halls at University

Rewinding a couple of years back to when I was a pupil attending sixth form at school, came with a ...
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Where To Live In Cardiff As A Student

Where To Live In Cardiff As A Student

Location, location, location. It is a huge decision deciding where to live when you are a student, with little knowledge ...
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Where To Live In Newcastle As A Student

Where To Live In Newcastle As A Student

The lively city of Newcastle with its two thriving universities, boasts beauty and fun all within a few miles. This amazing city ...
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Where To Live In Coventry As A Student

Where To Live In Coventry As A Student

Coventry has been described as one of the top 50 best places for a student to live in the world, ...
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Where To Live In Keele As A Student

Where To Live In Keele As A Student

The quaint town of Keele is superb and close knit with the University and the smaller sized student population, making ...
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Where To Live In Stoke As A Student

Where To Live In Stoke As A Student

Stoke is home to two higher education facilities, Staffordshire University and Stoke-On-Trent College. The history rich city makes it a thriving and ...
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Decorating Your Living Room on a Student Budget

Decorating Your Living Room on a Student Budget

If you’re interested in interiors, chances are you won’t stop at just decorating your bedroom, as everyone knows that living ...
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Decorating Your Dining Room on a Student Budget

Decorating Your Dining Room on a Student Budget

Just because this is just your uni accommodation and not your home-home, doesn't mean you should forget that this is ...
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Where to Live in Loughborough as a Student

Where to Live in Loughborough as a Student

Loughborough University has been a top 10 uni for many many years, with notable alumni like Paula Radcliffe and Love ...
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Where to Live in London as a Student

Where to Live in London as a Student

London is the place to be, everyone knows that. The fast-paced environment paired with it’s incredible transport system, no matter ...
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Where to Live in Oxford as a Student

Where to Live in Oxford as a Student

Oxford is such a diverse city. Home to the students of two different Universities and filled with history, architecture and ...
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Where to Live in York as a Student

Where to Live in York as a Student

York is a beautiful and historic city, home to two Universities and thousands of Students. Choosing where to live is ...
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Decorating Your Bathroom on a Student Budget

Decorating Your Bathroom on a Student Budget

Now that you’ve gotten decorating your room out of the way, it’s time to focus on other areas of the ...
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Where to Live in Lancaster as a Student

Where to Live in Lancaster as a Student

Home to not one but two Universities, Lancaster City is a busy and bustling place with a lot going on ...
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Where to Live in Cirencester as a Student

Where to Live in Cirencester as a Student

Lying right on the River Churn, Cirencester is the largest town in the Cotswold District and definitely lives up to ...
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Where to Live in Durham as a Student

Where to Live in Durham as a Student

Choosing where to live is a big decision and one that you’ll have to stick with for a whole year ...
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How to Choose the Perfect Accommodation

How to Choose the Perfect Accommodation

The time has come, you have decided to attend university away from home and now you must choose your accommodation ...
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Where to Live in Lenton as a Student

Where to Live in Lenton as a Student

If you’re about to move to Nottingham or you’re thinking about it, it'd be foolish not to consider Lenton as ...
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Decorating Your Room on a Student Budget

Decorating Your Room on a Student Budget

You’ve just moved into your room at university, everything is perfect… Well, not quite. Now that unpacking is out of ...
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Where To Live In The Arboretum As A Student - Nottingham

Where To Live In The Arboretum As A Student – Nottingham

Image: Paul Boast This Green Flag award-winning park is located across from Nottingham Trent’s City Campus and provides the perfect ...
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Where to Live in Bristol as a Student

Where to Live in Bristol as a Student

Finding a place to live can be a daunting task, especially in a city as big as Bristol. However, a ...
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Where to Live in Exeter as a Student

Where to Live in Exeter as a Student

Exeter is quite unique from a lot of other Universities in that all the places to live as a student ...
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Where to Live in Plymouth as a Student

Where to Live in Plymouth as a Student

Moving to Plymouth next year or just looking for a student house? It's not always easy to find the area ...
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Where to Live in Manchester As A Student

Where to Live in Manchester As A Student

Struggling to decide which Manchester area is the best for you to live? Student Cribs have got your back. Here's ...
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Where To Live In Edinburgh As a Student

Where To Live In Edinburgh As a Student

When you're new to a city, it's not easy deciding which is the best area for you to live. With ...
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Where To Live In Leeds As a Student

Where To Live In Leeds As a Student

As with most university cities, in Leeds students are spread all through the city with different students preferring to be ...
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Where To Live In Liverpool As a Student

Where To Live In Liverpool As a Student

When it comes to moving out of halls, you’ll be weighing up your options on where to live in your ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Solo House Hunting

The Ultimate Guide to Solo House Hunting

Although it doesn't have to be, house hunting can be one of the most stressful parts of a student’s whole ...
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What to Take to Halls: A Fresher’s Guide to Everything You Need

What to Take to Halls: A Fresher’s Guide to Everything You Need

It's nearly the end of summer and that means University is getting close and its time to start thinking about ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Rooms

The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Rooms

You’ve finally picked your student house, signed your tenancy agreement and cannot wait for the prospect of living with your ...
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The Ultimate Exeter Student House Hunting Guide

The Ultimate Exeter Student House Hunting Guide

Get in quick With the prime housing spots in Exeter being only a ten minute walk from both campus and ...
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Ultimate Student House Hunting Guide

Ultimate Student House Hunting Guide

Student housing can be a minefield with dozens of possible pitfalls, from picking the wrong housemates to not taking a ...
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Why Lenton is the gem of Nottingham

Why Lenton is the gem of Nottingham

Isn’t Lenton great? All your friends are here, all the takeaways are here and so is every other important person ...
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Why the Viaduct is the BEST place to live in Durham

Why the Viaduct is the BEST place to live in Durham

The Viaduct area of Durham is one of the most popular for students looking to find the perfect house when ...
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10 Tips To Pimp Your Halls

10 Tips To Pimp Your Halls

University halls don't have the prettiest interiors. General wear and heavy pre -drinks take their toll on even the most ...
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100 Cribs!

100 Cribs!

Student Cribs score a century! We have just bought our 100th Crib. Here's to the next 100! ...
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Student Cribs are NOW LETTING!!

Student Cribs are NOW LETTING!!

We have just started our letting season for 2013/2014! This is a particularly exciting year for us as we now ...
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Welcome to our Crib...

Welcome to our Crib…

The boys at Johnson Road, Nottingham (Hot Tub Club) have shot and produced the first ever Crib video. We think ...
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Open Days

Open Days

We have now announced the open day dates for all of our properties. Please see the Events section of our ...
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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website

After months of organising, designing, writing and editing we finally have our new website up and running. We hope our ...
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Broadband Now Included

Broadband Now Included

From 2012 onwards Student Cribs will be including hi speed broadband as standard in all of our properties. The cost ...
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