How to Make the Most of your First Student Room

June 23, 2020 4:39 pm


Moving away to university is for many an exciting and sometimes a daunting time, especially if this is the first time you have lived without your parents. There is so much to think about that may not have occurred to you before and is the first big step for many into the adult world.

It is natural to want to make your own mark on the world after living at home for so long, and one of the first ways that you can do this is by decorating your student room. You have done the difficult bit and found your university, got accepted and found somewhere to live, such as this Cheltenham student accommodation You may have a room in halls or in a student house, but you are likely to want to make your mark on it. Here are some things you can do to make it all yours…

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Think about storage – Storage can be hard to find in student accommodation, so thinking outside the box a bit is necessary. Under bed boxes, wall mounted shelving units, and beds with built in cupboards and desks are all good ways of making storage room.

Lighting – One way you can jazz up your room is with some unique lighting. Fairy lights are a great way to make a room look cosy, and can be draped across a headboard, or around windows. Lamps are another way to make your room a bit more homely.

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You may not be able to paint the room or apply wallpaper, but wall hangings, pictures and artwork are a great way to make your individual mark on the room. Why not make your own notice board to put pictures on, or add a wall tapestry?