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8 Helpful Tips to Make Your Student Accommodation Feel Like Home

22 January 2023
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Typically, student accommodations are more functional than luxury apartments, so if you've just moved into a rented place, you're likely keen to make it feel more comfortable. It also lessens the chances of feeling homesick when you're in your room/house. 

But how do you get started? Your student room can be quickly transformed into a comfortable home if you know what to do. 

Choose the right type of accommodation 

Before you choose the accommodation that will fit you the best, a criteria will be taken into consideration. Would you rather have your own room? Would you like to socialise, make friends, and share a home with others? 

When looking for student accommodation, be sure to take your budget, the area, and accessibility to public transportation into account. Keep in mind to consider all of your options carefully before making a decision. Make a list of advantages and disadvantages to help you determine your priorities. 

Add personal touches to your space 

Placing images of close family members on the wall might serve as a simple personal touch.

This warms up the space and keeps you near to your loved ones. 

Notice boards are a great addition to any residence for students. You can add the multipurpose shelf to display and to improve the appearance of your space tenfold. Images, tickets, bracelets, flyers, and anything else you collect as a student can be pinned. 

Light up your space 

There is something to be said about Danish culture and lifestyle. They adhere to a philosophy known as hygge, which is defined as "a quality of cosiness and warmth that generates a sense of wellbeing." They define hygge as a warm blanket, a hot cup of tea, or appropriate lighting that makes a location feel more inviting. Adding lamps or candles to your home is a simple way to create a cosy atmosphere.

lamp shade

 Become a plant parent 

Another approach to make your home better is to have more plants there. In addition to being beautiful, plants help improve the air quality in your house. If you can't make it to the nursery, fill up on plants during your subsequent grocery run because most shops in town sell them. 

Man holding plant

Make your room smell like home 

Smells have the power to evoke pleasant emotions and take us back to old and cosy places. Add some scents to your environment, such as air fresheners or incense, to give it a pleasant fragrance.

Humidifier

Take time to socialise 

It's crucial to socialise while you're a student. The best approach to feel at home in a new place is to establish trusting relationships. Say yes to attending the student night party, meeting a friend from down the hall for a walk in the park, or getting coffee at a nearby cafe. Spending enjoyable times with neighbours from your student housing will help make it a nice place to live. Additionally, you can use the sachet sorter to make your room look more organised and neat.

Girl on laptop with friend

Invite friends into your place 

One of the finest ways to feel at home is to invite people to hang out in your area. Why not have a dinner night where everyone provides a dish, or plan a movie and popcorn night? You'll appreciate your home even more if you make it a welcoming place for friends.

Selfie with friends

Stay connected online 

It's crucial to stay in touch with your family even if you are studying away from home. Establish a schedule for a weekly catch-up chat with your parents, siblings, or friends from the comfort of your couch. You'll feel perfectly at home as soon as you see those familiar faces, whether you're Facetiming or using Skype. 

Online chat

Since home is where the heart resides, surround yourself with things that make you feel good.

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