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Moving: Student off to uni? SORTED!

Is your teen one of the thousands heading off to college or Uni after the summer? Or perhaps they're a grad heading off to their new flat or first job? Then you'll want to read this!

Well the summer’s exam results have landed. And now young adults all over the land are preparing for the next chaper of their lives – which for many involves a move to uni. And, more often than not, that means transporting a truck load of stuff to another part of the country, not to mention buying bedding, putting up furniture and locating that all important yucca plant for the corner of the room (oh, just students of the 1990s, was it?! #nostalgia.)

But, not every family can transport their loved ones to their college or university destination. There are any number of reasons why for some it’s a challenging, or impossible, under-taking. Well, fear not!

Did you know there are moving packages available that are perfectly designed for university students – or even graduates relocating for that first job – who are moving into or out of accommodation?

Go Group – one of the top removal experts in the UK, who happen to have their state-of-the-art warehouse right here in Kent – specialise in everything removals-related and offer a bespoke Students and Graduates service.

Fred Delahaye, President and Founder of Go Group explains: ‘With the Go Student package you can have help packing up your belongings. If you can’t be there for packing, one of our on-site advisors will FaceTime you to confirm what needs to be packed.’

Need affordable furniture in your room fast? No problemo! Go Group frequently get asked to source Ikea flat pack desks and shelves and then put them together for the students in their accommodation. 

‘We can also organise your parcels to be delivered to us and then we can deliver everything together once your accommodation is ready,’ adds Fred. ‘Plus we provide storage for any length of time – this can be when you are moving in or out or even in-between.’ Oh and they offer a Student Discount too. Sorted!

Fred describes a recent situation where they helped: ‘A student was moving to Edinburgh University from the South East, but his parents were unable to drive him up to uni themselves and didn’t want their son to have to attempt to do the move all on his own. Other family members were also unable to help…,’ Fred explains.

‘So, Go Group took all his belongings along including a new desk chair, bean bag, clothing, kitchenware, bed linens and more. Some items had to be assembled. Everything was moved in and sorted for the student. All he had to do was to go on the train up to Edinburgh and get to his hall of residence. That’s a perfect example of how we can help – his parents were so happy to have peace of mind that their son was settled and sorted in his new halls!’

Whatever your house move situation – Go Group offer every removals option from a simple “van and man” service through to the bespoke Platinum “white glove” moving service tailormade to your specifications.

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