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Living at Sovereign House
Living at Sovereign House

Living at Sovereign House has been a fantastic part of my student experience so far. In fact, I’m already feeling quite sentimental that my stay here is coming to an end, as I will be finishing university soon. When I … Continue reading

Life After Uni: the reality of post-graduation blues

‘Best years of your life.’ ‘Make the most of it while it lasts!’ ‘It goes so fast!’ We’ve all heard them – the standard phrases used to describe your years at university. Like you need reminding that living a life … Continue reading

Manage your Ask4 account with ease!
Manage your Ask4 account with ease!

Great News – Managing Your Ask4 Account Just Got That Bit Easier… We recognise how important the internet is in the modern-age (especially for our students!) and that is why providing excellent internet coverage for your devices is a top … Continue reading

Living alone? You're probably pretty awesome...
Living alone? You’re probably pretty awesome…

..   Living alone isn’t for everyone – for some, it might seem scary and challenging. But for those who try it, the rewards can be life-changing.   Learn how you like to live. Wash things up as you go, … Continue reading

Student Accommodation Options
Student Accommodation Options

With more and more student accommodation options available, it can be hard to choose! Our handy guide is here to help you figure out what the best option is for you:   University accommodation: The traditional choice for first-year students, … Continue reading

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?
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