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We hope that you are as excited as we are for the start of the new academic year! One of the great things about life at Broadgate Park, Albion House and Cloister House is being able to join in with all the events and activities organised for residents, there is something for everyone. The Residence Experience team are busy organising the Residence Life programme, but we wanted to give you an idea of the type of events and activities that you can start looking forward to:  Huge Christmas Party  A formal Christmas Party with entertainment and food.  Craft workshops   Craft nights, pumpkin carvings at Halloween and much more.  Group day trips  Day trips destinations are decided by [...]

By |July 28, 2021|Categories: Staff Blogger|0 Comments

The Importance Of Mental Health

Mental Health is the foundation of every human being. Your actions may be based on how you reason with everyday thoughts in your mind, as well as situational changes in your environment, choices, people, work, university life, pandemic, politics, and so much more. Often, these changes may cause stressful situations which may lead to overthinking, anxiety, depression, and many more mental battles. Being at university, especially during a pandemic has caused a lot of physical, psychological, mental and emotional stress on many university students. We believe that it is important to express your thoughts in the hopes of a stress-free [...]

By |April 29, 2021|Categories: Staff Blogger|0 Comments

The Benefits of the Humble Houseplant

The 5 reasons behind why having houseplants really can be beneficial to your physical and mental health Student Contributor The number of people buying houseplants over recent years has dramatically increased, but often the physical and mental benefits which accompany them are unbeknown to the houseplant’s owner. Especially with more time being spent indoors, houseplants can be a great way to bring a little bit of the outside into your home with you and tending to them can quickly become a new hobby. Here are 5 reasons why these little (or sometimes rather large) houseplants can have such a positive [...]

By |February 22, 2021|Categories: Staff Blogger|0 Comments

Transition to a Vegan Diet

Tips On How To Transition To A Vegan Diet Bolatito Martins  Vegan! A dietary lifestyle we are hearing more often these days, especially in January. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to start a vegan diet? The requirements? The discipline? As we celebrate Veganuary throughout January at home at halls we also want to explore and provide tips on how meat eaters can transition to a vegan diet (If you want!). Perhaps it can be a challenge you can take on this new year? Or a temporary challenge to prove your friends wrong that yes, you can [...]

By |January 22, 2021|Categories: Staff Blogger|0 Comments

Small Acts of Kindness

Small Acts of Kindness to Create Good Vibes in Your Flat Chelsea Sowden As people always say, it's the little things that really matter. They really add up too, so here's some suggestions of small acts of kindness that'll go a long way to filling your flat with all of the positive vibes. A cup of tea solves (nearly) everything Grabbing a brew? Offer to make a round! Ask your flatmates or even drop a message in the group chat to see if anyone wants one. Bringing a cuppa to someone's room can give you a good chance to check [...]

By |January 20, 2021|Categories: Staff Blogger|0 Comments

Our new app is live!

Home at Halls is a brand new Broadgate Park app for all students living in our accommodation. It is FREE to download from the Google Play Store / Apple App Store. All you have to do is search for 'Home at Halls' and login using the details you use on the Broadgate Park portal! The app is a simple tool which can be used to log any maintenance issues you have, sign up to any events happening around site and give us vital feedback.

By |April 24, 2019|Categories: Staff Blogger|0 Comments

Your JCR – what do they do?

For those who are unaware, the JCR is the “Junior Common Room Committee.” This being a group of students who work on behalf of the students in their hall with the intention of improving experience. It consists of 7 students who are elected during a campaign period (this takes place during early October.) Whilst on the JCR, the committee is given a budget for the year by the SU which they are expected to spend - this is managed by the treasurer. The main purpose of the committee is to organise events and experiences for the hall – thus, the [...]

By |September 4, 2018|Categories: Staff Blogger|0 Comments

The Home at Halls blog is part of our Home at Halls content, designed to make sure you get the most out of living across our Broadgate Park residences.

It goes hand in hand with the Home at Halls app, which can be downloaded from your phone’s app store and accessed using the details you use on the Broadgate Park portal.

The app is a simple tool which can be used to log any maintenance issues you have, sign up to any events happening around site and give us vital feedback.

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