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How to balance a part-time job with university

The cost of living for students has rocketed over the past few years; since UK Guarantor first started, we have seen prices for every aspect of student living increase. From accommodation to university fees, millennials pay more for their education. One survey has shown that as many as 76% of students rely on a part-time job and more than half


Live Appily Ever After: 5 Free Must Have Apps for Houseshares

Housemates – can’t live with them, literally can’t afford to live without them. At UK Guarantor, we know shared houses can be stressful, especially when you all have busy schedules and different priorities. To make living together a little easier and fairer, UK Guarantor compiled a list of the top five apps for sharers. Splitwise


Moving to a new City?

At some point in your student or professional life, you may encounter the opportunity to move to a new region. We thought it would be useful to anticipate this and give you some advice that may help you settle in nicely. Keep yourself busy Although it may not sound fun, engaging in different activities can


Career Path Concerns?

Did you know that the average person changes career 12 times in their lifetime? Nonetheless, choosing the appropriate route during your time at university or college is essential as it may meaningfully influence your future. Perhaps you should ask yourself some of the following questions prior to making any major decisions: -What do I love


Making The Most Out Of The Student Life

Throughout university you will constantly hear the phrase ‘I cannot wait to finish university’. Our advice is simply to avoid this mind-set as once the student days come to an end, the constrained life of a professional often follows. Therefore, learning to enjoy the moment is essential and we have a list of tips that


UK Students

We are pleased to announce that we are now able to accept applications from UK students in any properties. The service is available from today, meaning that UK based students who need a guarantor can apply on www.ukguarantor.com , with our prices starting at just £249. What is a Rent Guarantor? A rent guarantor is


Five Great Places to Study

Choosing the right University can be tricky. It’s a big decision, which is likely to be an investment of at least three years of your time, plus a substantial amount of money. By the time you count your tuition fees, accommodation costs and living expenses you will need to allow for an average of £22,000


The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year

After completing high school, it is typically expected that your next step is a decision between two-paths: university and full-time employment. However, the third option of a gap year is rarely considered. Just like university a gap year isn’t for everyone and takes a lot of research and planning. Here are a few factors to


The do’s and don’ts Of Private Renting

Have you had enough of university accommodation? Fancy something off campus and something that isn’t halls? This is where renting private accommodation comes in, as for many this is a new experience here are the do’s and don’ts in relation to the process. The Do’s… #Use professional services to find your accommodation: Reduce your risk.


Bye Bye Halls…A Guide On How To Choose Your Second Year Accommodation

Even though we are only just approaching the end of first semester and second year seems like a long way off, it is never too early to start looking for next year’s accommodation. Securing the right accommodation and house mates can have a significant impact on your university experience…so start your search early. Here is


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