• Birmingham

    Famous for its exuberant nightlife, vast shopping centres, cultural hotspots and historic landmarks. Birmingham is England's second-largest city, which suggests it's got everything that a student needs to have a good time!

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  • Bournemouth

    With 7 miles of beach, a pier and buzzing nightlife - what's not to love about this picturesque seaside town? Bournemouth also has a warmer-than-average UK climate - so you can really get your tan on during the summer months!

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  • Bristol

    The city is brimming with vibrant cultural hotspots, a buzzing social scene and an overall chilled atmosphere. Renowned for its music and art scenes, and its many festivals, you can expect to have a jam-packed diary all year around.

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  • Cambridge

    This small historic town has plenty to offer including punting down the beautiful River Cam and visiting the many museums of Cambridge. But if the party scene is more your thing, there are also plenty of bars and clubs to cater towards your tastes.

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  • Cardiff

    It's easy to see why Cardiff is the capital of Wales with it's beautiful historic castle and revitalized waterfront. There's always something for students to enjoy, including visiting the quirky comic shops, art centre and weekly farmers markets.

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  • Edinburgh

    Edinburgh, the Scottish capital is home to the much-loved and enjoyed Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It also has many student hotspots including Princes Street where you can find all the trendy student shops and classy bars.

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  • Exeter

    Exeter is a city of history, architecture, and culture, with an abundance of shopping opportunities and foodie hotspots thrown in for good measure. What's not to love about this student city?

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  • Lancaster

    Lancaster knows how to spoil you with numerous shops, restaurants, bars and clubs in its vibrant city centre. This Roman city also has many historical hotspots and possesses one of the longest canals in the UK, stretching 43 miles all the way to Preston.

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  • Lincoln

    Lincoln offers an experience rich in history with independent boutique shopping and high-street convenience. The city is packed with restaurants & student bars and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. It's obvious why university students love Lincoln.

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  • Liverpool

    Liverpool has an abundance of experiences to offer students, such as shopping, unique restaurants & entertainment - including live music & sport. Liverpool also has a nightlife scene with many bars and clubs all over the city - you really are spoilt!

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  • London

    It's easy to understand why students love London. The city is made accessible by the Underground system (“the tube”) and generally fantastic transport links and has everything a student could possibly want from the UK's best shopping, restaurants & bars.

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  • Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne has lots to offer as a city, including its historic castle and bridges, restaurants, bars, clubs and extensive shopping - including more than 600 shops. It's simple to understand why students love this city!

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  • Nottingham

    Nottingham is best known for its role in the Robin Hood legend and sandstone caves under the streets of the city. It also has a beautiful castle to explore along with many shops, restaurants, bars & clubs. In other words, it's ideal for student living.

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  • Plymouth

    What's not to love about Plymouth? The beautiful port city in Devon boasts an idyllic harbour, plenty of shopping areas, restaurants, bars, arts and entertainment.

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  • Portsmouth

    If you love being by the sea, Portsmouth is a great choice for your student adventure! From eating out and drinking to shopping and exploring the historical dockyard and green spaces, there's always something to keep students entertained in Portsmouth.

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  • Southampton

    Southampton is a bustling student city offering museums, music venues, art galleries, award winning parks and incredible shopping facilities. There are also plenty of student bars, clubs and a selection of eateries for you and your flatmates to try!

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The Three Totally Top Events to Go to in London

Lots of big events over the next three months. But these ones promise the best memories

Student life in the capital. We all know it’s never dull. But sometimes it can be hard to find the most interesting events through all the noise.

So we’ve put our mufflers on to find three of the loudest, coolest, and most intriguing. If you like a good story for your friends, you’d be super foolish to miss out on these. Let’s go.

Student Adventures in the Capital

1. April

So Easter weekend takes place Friday 3rd April until Monday 6th. It’s obviously a time for chocolate, but if you want to make it more memorable where should you go?

Think about London Dungeon.

Because instead of the traditional fare, the dungeons become home to Miss Edmund’s Victorian Sweetshop.

Here you can play Death by Chocolate and risk a mouthful of mustard powder, chilli or even strychnine (okay perhaps not really strychnine). Every guest on the first tour of the Easter holiday period gets a box of chocolates to take home.

Going from March 28th to April 12th, the event is included in the price of admission. And sometimes NUS card holders can get a discount, saving you a bit of money too.

2. May

2015’s May bank holiday gives you the 2nd to the 4th to get up to some new adventures. As lots of the city can be a bit drab, why not do something colourful?

The Canalway Cavalcade, a very British and slightly unusual event.

For this, the waterways of Little Venice become the home of vibrant personalities. About 130 boats, all traditionally coloured, come to the canal. Each moors up along the stretch of the Grand Union Canal between Bloomfield Road, Warwick Avenue and Warwick Crescent.

But you don’t have to bring a boat. Expect craft beer, Morris dancers, food stalls, and a bunch of other sights — plenty of chances for a good Instagram shot.

And best of all it’s completely free.

3. June

Summer. Festivals. There are many to go to abroad but there’s good reason to stay for one at home – because on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th at Victoria Park it’s Field Day. This festival has been getting bigger and better each year from 2007, when the first one took place.

And now its line-up pools from the latest indie and the coolest underground producers. This year has Mac DeMarco, Hookworms, FKA Twigs and Sophie, to name just a few.

But even with all these acts, when compared to the major festivals it’s much friendlier to your student budget. Day tickets are available from £38.50 and you can get a ticket for the whole weekend for £83. It’s sure to be one of the most fun events of the year.

Fun for Students in London

We can’t quite believe how much exciting stuff is coming up over the next few months. Imagine eating spooky chocolate, taking pictures by the canal, or getting your groove on to the latest and most exciting tunes.

It’s going to be incredible.

For more about how to make your student life an adventure, check out the advice on our blog.