It's that time of the year we've all been waiting for and it's finally here...SUMMER!
If you've decided to stay in halls over summer, we've got the perfect activities that allow you to make the most of every day.
1. Have a picnic
A picnic is a perfect way to make the most of the weather. Grab a rug to sit on and some lunch and you're good to go, whether you've got your head in a book or have a catch up with friends this is a great inexpensive way to get out the house.
2. Make homemade ice lollies
Try your hand at making your own ice lollies with these popsicle molds! Get creative, add in some fruit for a healthier option or enjoy an orange and lemonade ice lolly. If you want some inspo, take a look at these recipes.
3. Have a BBQ
Who doesn't love a BBQ in the summer? Get your hands on a disposable BBQ and enjoy some tasty summer food with some friends in the sunshine, just be sure to cook the food properly, it's better to be safe (burnt) than sorry...
4. Games in the park
Head to a nearby field or park nearby; it's a great opportunity to get everyone together who is saying in halls over summer to play a game of rounders or even just a game of bat and ball.
5. Attend events
Keep your eyes peeled for anything going on in your area. This could be anything from movies in an open space to a comedy night. Have a look at Eventbrite and Skiddle, there are always hundreds of events to choose from and something for absolutely everyone such as the Wales Airshow, Stereophonics and Jess Glynne to name but a few!
6. Invite your friends to stay
You've got your flat for another few weeks, so how about inviting your friends to stay? If they've not visited before this is their chance to explore your new city and if your housemates have gone home you could have the flat to yourselves. Winner!