Accommodation

This category features everything you need to know about your Student Accommodation in London Zone 1. Whether it’s the easiest way to get around from your area, how to personalise your student room or how to deal with frustrating flatmates, we’ve got it covered.

We believe your university accommodation is your safe haven from all the stress and difficulties student life brings, so we want to help you make the most of your room and your student flat or house. That’s why we provide advice and tips and tricks so you can enjoy student life in the UK’s capital city and make your room and living situation as comfortable as possible.

At The Journal, we’ve been where you are and know all the trial and tribulations of student life, especially when you’re thrown into accommodation with complete strangers. To add to our own advice, we regularly reach out to experts, from interior designers or psychologists, to give further thoughts on how make the most of accommodation for students.

Browse through all our articles to find solutions and advice. The topics covered include how to get around Westminster, how to declutter your student accommodation and how to split the house bills without confrontation. Whether you want advice on anything from how to befriend new flatmates to the best colour schemes for your bedroom, we aim to cater to all of your accommodation needs.

To find more useful content relating to life as a student, check out our other categories. These include Study, Careers & Finance, London Life and News & Events. Or simply click on an article to read our accommodation-related advice.

Start With Our Most Useful Posts: 

10 Things Every Student Needs To Make University Awesome

10 Things Every Student Needs To Make University Awesome

No matter where you go and what you study, it’s fairly safe to say that university will easily be the…

14 Tips for Living in a Shared Flat in 2020/21

14 Tips for Living in a Shared Flat in 2020/21

With the rise of coronavirus, things students have typically held dear seem a long distant memory. Social distancing measures have…

Uni Room Ideas – Top Interior Design Tips For Small Spaces

Uni Room Ideas – Top Interior Design Tips For Small Spaces

While studio apartments offer an affordable accommodation solution for the students, fitting three living spaces into one can throw up…

A Student’s Guide to Dealing With Homesickness

A Student’s Guide to Dealing With Homesickness

Leaving your home, friends and family can be a very challenging and distressing experience for many students embarking on the…

The Best Secret Santa Gifts for Students on Every Budget

The Best Secret Santa Gifts for Students on Every Budget

The festive season is upon us and with the decorating of Christmas trees and the opening of advent calendars, comes…

8 Top Tips For Sharing a Kitchen

8 Top Tips For Sharing a Kitchen

1. Talk to each other! Get to know your flatmates! Find out who loves an early breakfast and who’s favourite…

Best Places To Eat Near Tower Bridge

Best Places To Eat Near Tower Bridge

While it’s most known as a world-famous London landmark, there’s plenty more to Tower Bridge than the 19th century suspension…

The Best Drinking Games for Students, Adults & Teams

The Best Drinking Games for Students, Adults & Teams

The Best Drinking Games Pre-drinks has started, everyone seems a little too sober and no one can think of any…

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