Before starting here at QMUL you might feel like you are going to be one of the few students who are commuting in from outside of East London. However, that’s far from the truth! Approximately 50% of QMUL geography students commute to university, whilst 25% of students commute to university from over an hour away. … Continue reading Ways to deal with reaally long commutes
So, my newbies, I’m here to let you in on a little secret. Almost like a responsible and life-shapingly helpful Gossip girl, if you will. I want to tell you about some of my most-used go to apps for navigating London that will make getting around the big city that much easier. First things … Continue reading Super useful London apps
Welcome to the big smoke! Although London’s public transport system can seem a little daunting, it is by far the cheapest and most efficient way of getting around the city. With our top 5 tips below, you’ll soon become a master of all things tube, bus, oyster and beyond. We’ve got great advice to save … Continue reading Student budget: travel
Worried about commuting to university? Scared that you won’t make any friends? Worried that you may miss out on student life not living in halls?…Then this is the blog for you! Being a fresher and commuting to university may seem like a very scary thought at first, however it’s really not as bad as … Continue reading What’s it like commuting to university?
On top of the move to London, actually getting around London can be a bit daunting as Londoners travel across the city 24/7 so here are some tips of how to make the best use of the London transport network as you adjust to living in the big city. 1. If you don’t already … Continue reading Top transport tips from Matt
So, you’re going to officially becoming a Londoner (providing you’re not one already) within a mere matter of weeks. Thus, you will become frenamies with the less than perfect but definitely as good as it will get transport system of London. With all that said, I must admit that I do have a soft spot … Continue reading Tubes, buses and bikes
Oyster cards are an absolute necessity for any London student, allowing you to travel anywhere within London zones 1-6 with just a tap! I find it incredibly beneficial to visit my Aunt and Uncle in Orpington, London Borough of Bromley (Zone 6). However, as a student who might have never needed to use an Oyster … Continue reading Top tips on: Oyster Cards