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Helpful tips

There’s lots to think about when you’re a student besides your studies, including accommodation, money matters and finding work, to name a few.

Unfortunately, sometimes things aren’t always what they seem – and students can fall victim to certain frauds and scams.

We're here to offer a helping hand so you can spot legitimate offers and services. Remember, if something sounds too good to be true, often it is.

Working in partnership with Teesside University Students’ Union, we’re compiling a range of advice and tips to help you throughout your university journey.

Check out our videos below. There will be more to come soon to help you stay safe online and on campus.

Finding the right accommodation

Here are some top tips on the best approach to finding the right accommodation for you and, where applicable, other family members. We’ve also highlighted some of the pitfalls you might encounter when trying to secure a place to live.

Looking for a job

Lots of our students look for part time work while studying - but unfortunately, sometimes fraudsters can take advantage of this. Here are some useful tips and advice to help you make sure you stay safe and don’t fall victim to fraud.

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