5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Freshers’ Week

Oh freshers’ week, how we do love thee. Full of exciting activities, free food, and probably more collective hangovers than the rest of the year combined, it’s the event of the year for first-year students.

With so many things going on, it’s easy to feel like you’re missing out on something, so to help you out we’ve listed the top five ways to get the most out of your freshers’ week.

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7 Ways to Plan Ahead for Your Next Year at College

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If you’re reading this, congratulations on surviving a year of college! You’re probably now a seasoned pro at getting to 9am lectures on time, and not starting your assignments the night before they’re due.

So why not continue your winning streak by doing these seven things to get prepped for your next year, helping you to stay on top of everything from your finances to your study time.

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A Guide to Dublin’s Universities and Colleges

Dublin is home to many internationally-acclaimed universities and colleges. Between these historic institutions (and a few modern additions), they have produced big names in an impressive array of disciplines, but they are perhaps best-known for their literary alumni. Famous figures like Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, WB Yeats, and many more have shared educational roots that can be traced right back here to Dublin.

To give you a better understanding of these higher-education institutions, here’s a brief introduction to all universities and colleges in the Irish capital.

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The Ultimate Guide to Packing for College

Summer is already coming to a close! Where has it gone, eh? All panic aside, the time has come for you to really get excited about college! If you’re anything like us, you’ll be putting off the chore of packing until the last minute. But luckily for you, we’ve had years of practice from helping new students turn up on the big moving-in day, so here are some top tips on how to get sorted. No fuss!

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10 Questions About Living in Shared Accommodation

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Moving into shared accommodation at college is a big step. First time living away from parents? It’s an exciting time and you have a lot to look forward to in the year ahead! However, with any new adventure comes the fear of the unknown.

To put your mind at ease, we’ve answered 10 questions you might have about living in shared accommodation.

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A Student’s Guide to Combating Homesickness

Moving away to university is a huge life event. For many of us, it’s the first proper step in our journey to adulthood. University is where we get to enjoy our independence, learn to become self-reliant, and all of that other grown-up stuff.

As glorious as student life becomes, it can be quite a shock to the system initially – even if you’re fairly independent to begin with (or you thought you were!).

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New Mill Show Flat Launch

Uninest Student Residences began our journey in 2014. We strive to provide the best living experience for students in Dublin, offering stylish, secure and sociable student living. This week, we were delighted to welcome faces from some of Dublin’s most prestigious educational institutions, along with valued friends and partners, to the launch of Dublin’s newest Student Accommodation, New Mill.

Hosted at Teeling Whiskey Distillery, just round the corner from where New Mill is currently being built, with speeches from Tim Mitchell CEO of Uninest Student Residences, and Aaron Bailey Head of Construction in Europe, a great night was had by all.

While Ireland maintains its reputation for having some of the best academic institutions globally there will continue to be high demand for well-maintained purpose-built student accommodation from both home and international students. – Tim Mitchell

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