Student Joy explains how to personalise your room without breaking the rules

04 Oct 2019
By Joy K., Student at Robert Gordon University

I had just been handed the key for my first uni flat and I was so excited to move in. I opened the door and was pleased to see it was spacious, clean and bright. But then I noticed it was overwhelmingly grey and white.

Moving into halls at uni is very exciting, but it's sometimes hard to make the room seem homely. I personalised my room as soon as I moved in because I wanted to feel settled. As soon as I added a few things the room instantly felt more like mine.

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