Create A sleep-Friendly Environment
It may be difficult to create the perfect sleep environment in halls of residence. A sleep-friendly environment is dark, cool, quiet and, comfortable. Hang dark curtains, have super soft pillows and, try using an eye mask and earplugs.
White noise apps also work well in encouraging sleep.
Have A Bedtime Routine
Try and have at least half an hour of relaxing time away from studying and screens. If you can create a relaxing bedtime routine, it will help you separate sleep time from your daily activities.
Have A Regular Wake And Sleep Time
We know this may be particularly hard to maintain at weekends especially when there are no lectures to get to or when you are nursing an epic hangover.
Try and keep your wake and sleep time in a schedule and don’t go over the 2-hour mark for a lie in.
Only Use Your Bed For Sleep And Sex
Easier said than done when living in a student apartment with limited furniture but most rooms will have a desk space as standard in your room.
Watch TV in the communal lounge where possible and always study at your desk.
Don’t Eat Just Before Bed
Eating or drinking just before you lie down in bed may cause indigestion, heartburn or just generally make you feel really uncomfortable. If you do need to eat something, avoid any heavy meals and drink water.
Avoid Caffeine Before Bed
Caffeine is a stimulant, keeping you alert and awake. Not what you need when you hit the hay.
Even if you think caffeine doesn’t affect you, it will hinder your quality of sleep.
Limit your caffeine intake and stop having it 3-5hours before your planned bedtime.
Limit Those Power Naps
If you feel like you simply can’t make it through your day without having an afternoon power nap, set an alarm. Don’t make the mistake of having a ‘quick nap’ only to wake up 4-5 hours later and not be able to sleep in the evening.
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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.
I had an excellent experience living in Brickworks during the last year in Dublin! All the staff members were always very friendly and did everything they could to make people feel welcome and we had a very good atmosphere among the residents. The flats themselves were comfortable and provided excellent living and working space, and the proximity to the city centre means you can experience the Dublin atmosphere. I have met many people and friends that I will take with me for life. If I were to live in Dublin, I would not hesitate to live in Brickworks again, it really was a great place to live!
Excelente ubicacion, atencion y servicio. Muy cuidado todo, las recepcionistas siempre ayudando y dando atencion. Lo recomiendo.
I have been living in Brickworks about 7 months. Brickworks is a great place to live in. The location is really convenient (close to city center, good public transportation, near the supermarket and so on...). The buildings are pretty new (well maintained and very clean) it also offers study rooms, cinema room, gym, roof top party room and terrace. There are a lot of common areas for entertainment (PlayStation, Pool, table tennis...). Additionally, free coffee and tea services are amazing!
Brickworks team all of them are AWESOME. They are always up for helping... I highly recommend the Brickworks for people who need a place to call home... Thanks for everything.
For a very spacious space with great amenities, the price is very mucb affordable. Good views and great support staff to help out at anytime of the day.
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