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    Everything about Student Accommodation Barcelona

    The birthplace of one of the world's most famous clubs, FC Barcelona, this city is the capital and biggest city of Catalonia. It is one of the largest metropolises located on the Mediterranean Sea on the coast between the mouths of two rivers. It is also bordered to the west by the magnificent Serra de Collserola mountain range. Since the city lies in the Mediterranean region, the temperature of Barcelona is fairly moderate and offers excellent living conditions throughout the year. Considering the good public transport system, Barcelona should be one of the easiest cities to discover. It can be easily explored on foot and bicycling possibilities are excellent here. The city also has a rich cultural heritage and is considered an important cultural hub and an outstanding tourist destination.

    University Living is a student housing tech-enabled platform where students going for higher education can book their student accommodation Barcelona. These accommodations are popularly known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) and are specifically designed for student living. Apart from student housing, University Living also offers many value-added services provided like pick and drop, currency exchange, SIM-card, and much more.

    Explore Barcelona
    There are plenty of things to discover in Barcelona. It boasts some of the most impressive parks and buildings in Spain. While exploring the city you’ll find great architecture almost everywhere, like it is a paradise for architects. There are remarkable Gothic basilicas put side by side with majestic modern-day buildings. Some of the most exceptional monuments of the city include Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, La Pedrera, and Casa Batllo.

    If you’re a connoisseur of great food, you will never wish to leave this city as it has an abundance of great gastronomic options. The city loves its food so much that most businesses and offices close for around two hours a day just to take lunch.

    What sets Barcelona apart?
    Barcelona has many reasons to fall in love with this city and another such reason is the presence of outstanding beaches. Warm climate, clean beaches, and easy access to them make sightseeing is great along these beaches. The mystic Montjuïc is a perfect place to visit if walking is not an issue for you. The place offers excellent views, with natural backdrops and the biggest thing is that it’s a bit less populated by the tourists. Barcelona has a very rich history and to know about it you must visit the Museu d’Historia de Barcelona, where the historical city heritages have been preserved and put on display.

    Universities in Barcelona
    The city is home to some of the famous universities in Europe such as the University of Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, EADA Business School, IESE Business School, Pompeu Fabra University, and Ramon Llull University. These world-class institutions of higher education attract thousands of students every year which makes finding quality student room in Barcelona quite difficult.

    Student Life in Barcelona
    Barcelona is a very beautiful city offering stunning gothic architecture, mouth-watering tapas and cool Mediterranean environment. It is known as the central "literary hub" of works produced in the Catalan language which makes it a great study destination. The city also offers a thriving live music scene, giving close competition to its rival city, Berlin. Students can be a part of the world’s most popular music festivals – Sonar and Primavera Sound, which takes place in the city each spring. Students can stay in private accommodations which offer various room types such as student studio, student flats, apartments, shared rooms, and more.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the different types of accommodation?
    University Living offers private accommodation close to universities with fewer restrictions and more options. Take your pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also offer short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programs.

    What are the different types of rooms?
    The major room types are:Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces.Ensuite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared.Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a privatewashroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

    How do I know my accommodation is safe?
    All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has foolproof safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.

    Does my accommodation offer meals?
    Most accommodations are self-catered, but you can always ask the reception to connect you with local food delivery vendors!

    Will I get cleaning and laundry services?
    Most properties have on-site, coin-operated washing machines that make laundry a breeze. Students are expected to keep their rooms clean while common areas are looked after by maintenance staff at regular intervals. If you’re unwilling to get your hands dirty, contact the reception for professional cleaning services at an extra fee.

    Is there Wi-Fi?
    Yes, all our accommodation have strong internet connectivity.

    Does my accommodation offer parking facilities?
    Most properties have bike storage available. Please contact your Servicing Manager to request car parking facility.

    What items should I bring while moving in?
    Students are expected to bring their own bedding, kitchen utensils, cutlery, and bathroom essentials. If that’s too much, our good friends at UniKitOut will deliver all these and more to your UK accommodation even before you move in!

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    Where do I report any issues with my accommodation?
    Please contact the on-site maintenance office or reception to report any issues.

    Do I have to vacate my room during holidays?
    Never. Your room belongs to you for the entirety of your tenancy period