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To pack or not to pack – a guide to packing for International students

Packing for any trip at all, even for a fun vacation, could be a daunting task. However, it is a different ball game, if you are an International student, packing for an exciting journey into your future. You must have figured out by now that your cute pet and your favourite piece of furniture will …

What to take to University: self-catered edition

So you’ve got your results and it is time to start getting ready for your arrival here at the University of Nottingham. Packing for university can seem very daunting but there is no need to panic and pack everything but the kitchen sink (kitchen sinks are definitely provided). This post is specifically about self-catered so …

Everything you need to know about….packing for uni

Whether you’re coming to Nottingham by car, bus, train, plane or ALL OF THEM COMBINED, you’re probably wondering how you’ll fit all of your precious belongings in your bags and get them safely to your new room. Fear not. We’ve got years of advice for you from students who’ve been there and done that many times. …

Vlog – International #JourneyToUon

Michelle has some advice for International students travelling to Nottingham. You can also take a peek in her hand luggage!

Vlog – packing tips for International students

Student vlogger Michelle has some advice for International students coming to Nottingham this month.

Vlog – packing

Have you started packing yet? David, Josh and Molly have some tips for you in their latest vlog.

Moving day is here!

After all the build up – days, weeks, months – moving in day is finally here. It’s one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking days of your university life. But, as cliche as it sounds, it really isn’t as bad as you may think it will be. My moving in day was relatively stress free. After …

The dos and don’ts of packing

Having perfected the art of packing over the year, I have a few tips on what and what not to pack as moving in date draws nearer. Here are just a few: Do pack Lots of clothes hangers! Despite having a fairly large wardrobe, I had five hangers… A pack of clothes hangers is worth …

What to pack/not to pack when you’re an international student

Strict weight restrictions mean that international students are always in doubt deciding what to pack when leaving their homes. Although everything is available in the UK and it differs from person to person, there are some essentials, which will make your life easier if you bring them with you. Things you should probably bring with …

Moving in day: what to expect

The fact I was actually going to start university crept up on me so I actually didn’t start thinking about it until quite late and left packing until the day before. My uncle and cousin (hopefully a future UoN student) drove me to Nottingham with my parents and helped me move in. On arrival I …