Voting in the General Election: Information for Students

No doubt you’ve heard about it already, but there’s a general election coming on December the 12th! Working out how best to vote can be tricky enough, but when you’re living away from home as a student it can be extra tough. That’s why we’re helping you get clued up with our essential information all […]


LOOKING FOR A STUDENT HOUSE? HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT PAD!

It’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement when looking for your next student house! Choosing your first new home with your friends can help you to begin to feel truly independent, but you’ll need to be a bit savvy on your hunt for the perfect pad. If you’re wondering where to begin, […]


WHAT KIND OF STUDENT ARE YOU? (POLL)

Your first year at university is the start of a magical adventure that you’ll remember for the rest of your life! You’ll find out a lot about your course-mates in your first year, and yourself too. We’ve put together our list of 5 students we think you’re sure to run into during uni life. See […]


5 TYPES OF UNI HOUSEMATES YOU’LL MEET

Going to university is a real adventure, and the beginning of an exciting chapter of your life! You’ll be introduced to a whole new cast of characters from all walks of life. Here are just a few of the people you’re bound to run into in your first year! The House Parent Usually a more […]


TOP TIPS FOR SETTLING INTO LIFE AT UNI

Moving to university is an exciting adventure, but it can also be a daunting one! Living away from home and enjoying new found independence can be fun, but it’s not always easy to get right straight away. If you’re wondering how to go about fitting into your new environment, we’ve got some top tips for […]


PACKING FOR UNI – 9 THINGS YOU DON’T NEED TO TAKE!

If you’re getting ready for your first year of university, you’ll understandably be excited to decide what to take with you! Sometimes however, less can be more, and it’s best to try to only pack the things you’ll actually use. Although it might be good not to go fully minimalist while living in uni halls, […]


ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR YOUR FIRST YEAR AT UNIVERSITY!

The time is almost here – your opportunity to finally leave the nest and become truly independent! But the question is, what should you take along with you on the day you move out? University accommodation is usually basic, but also small, so while you need to be equipped, you won’t want to be carrying […]


FINDING A STUDENT HOUSE: WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR!

Moving into private student housing can be an exciting step that gives you even more independence at university! However, if you’ve never been on a property hunt before, it can be hard to know what you should look for. At The Insurance Emporium, we want to help take the uncertainty out of the unknown with […]


TOP TIPS TO PREPARE FOR LIFE AFTER UNIVERSITY!

Going to university can be a fantastic experience, but at some point it has to end… This will see you embarking upon new adventures but this time they’re scary adult ones! It can be really tricky to know what to expect when you’re done with your course, or how to approach the real world. At […]


TOP TIPS FOR HANDLING MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS AT UNIVERSITY

University is a word full of possibility, the promise of new friends, a chance to study an interesting subject, and the beginning of many adventures! Unfortunately, for many students, it might also be stressful, confusing and overwhelming. Mental health issues amongst students have gained a great deal of media attention in recent years, but it […]