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University Clearing 2017

Posted by Richard Ward

There are more than 360 universities and colleges offering places through clearing in 2017, with many being provided by some of the UK's best institutions. StuRents takes a look at whats on offer and how students can be best prepared for tackling the busy Clearing period.

Need a UK Guarantor? Use Housing Hand

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Housing Hand, in partnership with StuRents, provides a rent guarantor service for students who are unable to provide a satisfactory UK based guarantor. Securing a suitable property and the financial strains of upfront rent payments have been one of the biggest challenges for students in the UK. The majority of accommodation providers in the UK will ask you to pay your rent 6 or 12 months in advance if you can’t provide a qualified UK-based guarantor.

Have a Tenant without UK Guarantor? Use Housing Hand

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As a Letting Agent or Landlord, you will know all too well that asking a tenant to provide a Guarantor can prove time consuming and difficult, not to mention the frustration and knock-on effect of having to turn away tenants without a Guarantor. The award winning Housing Hand Guarantor service is the efficient solution to secure tenant’s rents while allowing them to pay their rent in better instalment options.

UCAS Reports 7% Decline in EU Applications: Effective Marketing More Crucial than Ever

Posted by Richard Ward

The latest figures from UCAS show that for the 2017-18 academic year the number of full-time undergraduate applications made by the 15 January deadline have dropped 5% compared to the same period a year earlier.

What is HullSTARS?

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HullSTARS is an independent student accommodation rating system, set up and run by Hull University Union. HullSTARS works with Hull's proactive landlords to improve the quality of student accommodation. Based on an in-depth audit covering quality, health and safety, green impact, documentation and welfare and community, each registered property is rated from 0-5 stars.