Budget Trips Away to Escape the Winter Blues

Winter escape

Christmas lights and eggnog lattes aside, winter brings with it some testing conditions that can send even the most festive of spirits into a bout of winter blues. With all the cold weather, runny noses and the imminence of January exams, now is the perfect time to fix a quick trip away before you really start knuckling down on the revision. We have compiled a list of adventures for those of you who are crying out for a spot of winter sun as well as the christmas market lovers among you with a little more ‘ho-ho-ho’. Without further ado…

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An Internship at The Student Housing Company

We’ve asked Jarrod, our Marketing Intern to give you all the inside information on his experience interning with us at The Student Housing Company. Jarrod studied Media Culture and Production at Southampton Solent University.


I’ve been working with The Student Housing Company since September 2017, so moving on to do the marketing internship over the last three months felt like a natural step.

Before starting, I lived in Austen House, Southampton and also worked as a resident assistant there. My claim (and one I’m sticking too) is that I was the first person to actually move into Austen House when it opened in September 2016!

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A placement year at The Student Housing Company

We’ve asked Vidhi Panchmatia, our lovely Finance placement student to give you all the low down on what it’s like to work with us at The Student Housing Company. Vidhi is studying Accounting For Management BSc at Aston University.


Well… what started as a three-month internship has now turned into a placement year. I applied to The Student Housing Company because it’s an industry which I can relate to, being a student and having lived in one of the residences, I am able to give my opinion and ideas. Not only that, my role as a finance intern relates to my degree, which is always useful!

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