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Fortis Student Living's Easter Eggs Collection for Zoe's Place Baby Hospice
Fortis Student Living’s Easter Eggs Collection for Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice

Kaitlin Charlton, one of our students at Rede House in Middlesbrough, decided she wanted to give back to the community and with Easter approaching fast, decided a Charity Easter Egg collection was a perfect fit. Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice are an … Continue reading

Why choose studio living?

These days, lots of students are choosing studio apartments over shared living. Wondering why? No arguments about washing up. You know what we’re talking about. Those passive aggressive notes reminding James to ‘kindly remember’ to not leave the sink full … Continue reading

Hallam 'Til We Die/Bleeding Black and Gold
Hallam ‘Til We Die/Bleeding Black and Gold

Fortis is a proud sponsor of Sheffield Varsity 2017 – and with a couple of graduates from both Shef Uni and Hallam in the office, tensions are running high. (I’m not declaring my personal loyalties. The black and gold banners draped … Continue reading

Struggling to cope with uni life?
Struggling to cope with uni life?

Research has shown that one in four students suffer from mental health problems during their time at university. Academic pressures, changing relationships, homesickness and uncertainty about the future can all feed into significant psychological stress. Sound familiar? Make sure you’re not … Continue reading

Student Volunteering Week 2017 – Will you be getting involved this year?!
Student Volunteering Week 2017 – Will you be getting involved this year?!

What is Student Volunteering Week? Student Volunteering Week is a national celebration of the positive impact that students can have on their local communities through volunteer work and will be taking place between 20th February and 26th February 2017. This … Continue reading

Exam stress? You're not alone!
Exam stress? You’re not alone!

    It’s that time of year – cold weather, post-vacation blues, and the stress of exams. We know it’s not the most cheerful couple of weeks, but don’t let it get you down! Remember there are loads of things … Continue reading

Happy holidays! (And some vacation advice...)
Happy holidays! (And some vacation advice…)

  We know most of you have probably been counting down to the Christmas vacation for a while! Now it’s here, and we hope that all of you that are going home for the holidays have a wonderful time. For … Continue reading

Pizza, music, friends – Friday night at Minerva House sorted.
Pizza, music, friends – Friday night at Minerva House sorted.

Getting to know your neighbours can be difficult no matter where you live, but in a building full of studio apartments it must be almost impossible, right? Not if we can help it! Our monthly events aim to make sure … Continue reading

Lonely studio living? Not at Sovereign House!
Lonely studio living? Not at Sovereign House!

Whether it’s your first year in a new city, or you’re a returning student who knows the city inside out, moving into a new accommodation isn’t always easy. And when most of the flats are studio apartments, it can be … Continue reading

***IMPORTANT MOVE IN CHECKLIST***
***IMPORTANT MOVE IN CHECKLIST***

The countdown has begun… It’s almost time to move into your new home! For those of you that are new to the Fortis student community, here are the essentials that you will need BEFORE you check in with us on … Continue reading