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By: Thomas Spencer / On: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 / Category: Welcome

Welcome to the home of the Huru Gurus. This is where you can find all our news, tips and tricks!! Enjoy!

On: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

The Perils of a Summer Job

Just when you thought the hard work was over and you could sleep in until 2pm. Some of us decided to get a summer job… Weather So, the weather decides to be delightful all during the week when you’re stuck in an office yet the second it’s the weekend it’s back to cloudy and rainy […]

By: Grace Anderson - guest blogger @ Student Minds / On: Friday, June 16th, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

Money on my Mind…

HURU invited Grace Anderson, at Student Minds, to give us their advice for students finding it hard to juggle finances with other stresses. For every new house that signs up to HURU this summer, using the code SMINDS20, HURU will donate £20 to this excellent cause.  University can be amazing, but often not talked about […]

On: Friday, June 9th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Moving Out of Uni Made Easy

The time of year is approaching when it’s time to leave your accommodation, which can be difficult when you’re mixing socialising with exams and packing. Start moving home in stages Try to prepare in advance by moving home in stages in the final weeks/months of uni. If you go home regularly, fill your suitcase with […]

By: Yvonne Adams / On: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

We ❤ Sheffield & Leeds Students

This week at HURU HQ we’re super excited as we launched our HURU ❤s campaign. And this month we’re ❤ing students in Leeds & Sheffield. We have 20 £20 ASOS vouchers to give away to the first 10 houses in Leeds that sign up in June, AND the first 10 houses in Sheffield that sign […]

On: Sunday, May 14th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Are You Feeling Stressed Because of Exams?

How to Manage Exam Stress   Feeling stressed can be very normal, and everyone will feel stressed from time to time. Unfortunately, though, exam stress can bring out the worst in your anxiety. Becoming aware of what causes your anxiety is the first step in reducing stress. Sometimes it takes time to realise why you […]

By: Jahnavi / On: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Your Ultimate End Of Year Checklist

Finish on a high Get everything you wanted to get done this year before the end of term. Once exam season is over don’t rush home, if your accommodation or lease allows it, stay another week and celebrate the end of exams by going out to eat or drink at all the new places you kept promising yourself you’d go to. If you’re living with housemates, make the most of it. Have a house party, do a final big family meal. Just have a great time!

By: Thomas / On: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 / Category: Gas & Electricity

What Will Energy Price Caps Mean For You

What would government proposals to cap household energy bills mean for you? Well, the first thing to note is that these are just proposals, so we don't know if they will be implemented or what the details of the cap would be. However, based on reports in the press here is a quick overview of what an Energy Price Cap could mean for you.

By: Jahnavi / On: Friday, April 21st, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Studying Do’s and Dont’s

Every student knows that feelings. Being stuck at your desk and staring at a page that looks like it's written in a foreign language, and for some of you, it might actually be a different language. You're praying that you'll be able to learn it all in time for your exams, but right now it seems like there's no hope. If you're lucky enough you'll know what works best and will be able to soar through your revision sessions. However, if you're like the rest of us, and have never been under so much pressure, here are some useful tips with revision and surviving exams.

By: Jahnavi / On: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

5 Final Term Feelings Every Student Gets

Despite all the overeating, crying, and spontaneously napping at the library desk, you know you'll get through it all just fine. You're going to go through and come out not just an expert in Netflix binging, but also a graduate student as well. So don't panic, the summers nearly here, and with it will be endless hours of sun tanning and guilt free Towie splurging!

By: Jahnavi / On: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

5 Tips To Save Time and Money On Your Student Energy Bills

Energy bills are the last thing you want to be sorting out when you move in to a new house, and start a new year at uni. But unfortunately energy, water, internet and TV licence bills are a fact of life that we all need to deal with. Here is a quick guide to help you get your student bills sorted as quickly and easily as possible, and save a bit of money as well.