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Lonely Planet
Search destinations and accommodation reviews, or watch videos from fellow travellers

Sky Scanner
Just one of many flight comparison sites

STA Travel
Experts when it comes to organising gap years
Bookings and reviews for hostels across the world

International Student Travel Confederation
Student cards that are recognised around the world

The Automobile Association
The AA can give you detailed UK maps and directions

National Rail Enquiries
Double-check your train is running

Transport for London
Plan your journeys in the capital


The Hype Machine
Find the hottest new music through blog discussions
Decide on your favourite bands and you’ll be updated when they are going on tour

Time Out
The one-stop shop for London club nights and gig listings


NHS Direct
First port of call for health worries

The leading mental health charity in the UK

Accurate information about drugs

Smoke free
For those who want to quit smoking

Information on eating disorders

Students Against Depression
Tackle depression head on

Help and support

Citizens Advice
For all your consumer questions

Dial UK
Run for and by disabled people

Lesbian, gay and bisexual support

National Debtline
Free and independent advice

A dedicated helpline for students across 40 universities

The Surgery
Advice on everything from studying to relationships


Follow links to all sorts of useful topics


Knife Crime
Information for friends and family

Victim Support
Help for those affected by crime


Get rid of things you don’t need; find things you do

NUS Extra
Grab your card and get saving

Student Discounts
Savings galore here

Student Beans
Take advantage of top-brand savings

Green living

Friends of the Earth
Ideas for a better world

Ethics Girls
Shopping and living, but with an ethical twist

Why buy stuff when you can make it instead?


Student Book World
Search for that rare title

Academic and educational titles

Read it Swap it
UK-wide book-swap service


National Union of Students
The NUS guide to cash

Advice on managing your budget

Student Finance Direct
Information about loans, whatever stage of higher education you’re at

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