Student halls are normally decorated in a neutral way to make sure everyone is happy. But there’s
nothing stopping you from making your room feel homely. You will have just moved away from your
comfortable, well decorated bedroom at home and now you have to start all over again.
Here’s a few ideas to get yourself started to make your room yours.
The first port of call is to scout out any poster sales in the student union – they usually have these
over Fresher’s Week – it’s worth picking up a few bargains!
You could also visit record stores or museums for poster deals.
Most university bedrooms have a noticeboard that you can pin photos to, allowing you to create a
collage of family and friends.
Investing in a lamp for your desk is basically a necessity to stop you from falling asleep during
assignment all-nighters. From the classic desk lamp to the touch table lamp, shop around to find
something that stands out.
To brighten up your desk, why not pick up a colourful lampshade to add a bit of character to your
room without breaking the bank.
Rugs are a great way to add some colour to your room and to make it feel that little bit cosier.
Beanbags are a great idea and your friends will appreciate it when they don’t have to sit on the floor.
You could even go retro and get a blow-up sofa!
Get a little plant to brighten up your room – you can get some cheap offers on a local market or in a
Bed covers and pillows
Your bed will become your favourite place so treat yourself to some nice bed sheets, blankets and
cushions. This will make your bed more inviting for those DVD and takeaway nights!
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I loved it there !
Brickworks is a great home for whoever comes to live in Dublin for a while.
The friendliness of the staff along with the welcoming environment make for a great place to live. When I first entered the room, it felt like a hotel room : comfortable, modern and very liveable.
The neighborhood is as calm as it gets and you get to the most animated streets in 15mn.
The sunset view on the rooftop is the cherry on the cake.
Millstone is a brilliant place to live, Ive just book for my 3rd year. The staff are kind and caring. I have love living at Millstone as it has given me independence and a bigger family.
Searched for loads of student accommodation before I found this gem amongst the rest. Really nice sizeable apartments in a great student busy location. Would highly recommend Mezzino.
Excelente ubicacion, atencion y servicio. Muy cuidado todo, las recepcionistas siempre ayudando y dando atencion. Lo recomiendo.
I moved to Mayfair Court 3 years ago and we love it here. My apartment is spacious and enlightened by large windows facing Wilmslow road. Commons, including a flourishing inner garden are well kept. Staff are friendly and always there to help, and the community is diverse. Location is very convenient. There’s a bus stop at the foot of the building, a supermarket across the street, Bodey Medical Centre behind the supermarket, and plenty of restaurants and pubs around. I'm happy to call this place our home while in Manchester.
Living at The Junxion has been a very homely experience for me, as from moving in on my first year of university I was a little nervous about living on my own so far away from my home in Liverpool; but that all change once I moved into my new room, as the buildings interior design gives off such a relaxing vibe that will allow you to study in peace. Although the staff in the building where so very comforting to speak to and will offer guidance on pretty much anything, as they are always there to help. Other than that I would highly recommend The Junxion to anyone as I am currently a second year living with my friend at The Junxion and I couldn’t feel more at home.