Student Dating

Here's all you need to know about student speed dating clubs and some of the most popular sites that can help you get that all-important date. There are plenty of dating sites in the UK that cater for singles of all ages and many offer free dating sites with online personals and cater for all whether you are straight, gay or lesbian.

Speed Dating for students

If you can't find a date at college or university, have a look through these student dating advice pages. Below are some links to some well known and popular dating agencies but first off read our tips for new dates. Speed dating is becoming very popular, and most universities will run an event in the local pub or clubs or even on campus to get you guys together.

You'll normally have a 3-minute pitch and hand over your details at the end if both of you click and like each other. It cuts down the formality of most normal dates and creates a buzz between everyone involved. You get to chat to as many as 50 other people depending on the size of the event and have great fun at the same time.

Dating strangers

Dating a stranger, maybe someone you have met over the internet, can be exciting. Here are some tips to play it safe.

Remember these basic tips to stay safe. If you are unsure, don't go on the date.

  • Meet during the daytime at a busy place.
  • Tell someone where you are going.
  • Ask someone to phone you 1/2 an hour after you meet to check you are OK.
  • Perhaps ask one of your friends to come with you.
  • Meet in a public place - a bar or coffee house.
  • Tell the manager of the bar you are meeting someone for the first time and keep an eye out for you.

Top 10 Dating Apps

The internet has moved on at speed, and rather than trawling through thousands of profiles you can use instant apps and messaging to engage with people. Our list of the top 10 apps today are:

Try one or try them all. Usually you can download and browse for free.

Dating agencies

Perhaps the safest, and most reliable method of meeting someone fantastic is to join a dating agency. These are becoming more popular these days and have a reasonable success rate. One we can recommend is Bumble for free dating for girls or guys.

Below are a couple that you should check out.